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How Walter Cronkite Could Calm Us In A Storm: Original Breaking News Of MLK’s Death

How Walter Cronkite Could Calm Us In A Storm: Original Breaking News Of MLK’s Death

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Just over 48 years ago, on April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. was murdered in Memphis. “Breaking news” was different then than it is now on social media. If any network broke into the regularly scheduled programming, it was something massively important, possibly life-altering for many of […]

In An Election Filled With Vitriol, Pres. George H.W. Bush’s 1993 Letter To Bill Clinton Is A Lesson In Dignity And Respect

In An Election Filled With Vitriol, Pres. George H.W. Bush’s 1993 Letter To Bill Clinton Is A Lesson In Dignity And Respect

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The handwritten Inauguration Day letter wishing “great happiness” to Bill Clinton is a lesson in dignity and respect in stark contrast to this year’s presidential campaign. I came across a Facebook post from a childhood friend linking to an article about the handwritten Inauguration Day letter that outgoing […]

Hillary Clinton’s Historic Record Of Breaking Down Barriers And Smashing Through Glass Ceilings

Hillary Clinton’s Historic Record Of Breaking Down Barriers And Smashing Through Glass Ceilings

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Hillary Clinton has been breaking barriers and smashing through glass ceilings for decades. Born to Dorothy and Hugh Rodham on October 26, 1947, Hillary Rodham Clinton attended public schools, eventually graduating from Wellesley College and Yale Law School, where she began dating William Jefferson Clinton in the late […]

Should Mother Teresa’s Sainthood Be Celebrated Or Mourned?

Should Mother Teresa’s Sainthood Be Celebrated Or Mourned?

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Much of her life she was known as a “living saint,” but Mother Teresa remains a controversial figure 19 years after her death. Pope Francis marked his 79th birthday last December by approving a decree recognizing that Mother Teresa had performed a second miracle, clearing the way for […]