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Little Rock Look Back: General Douglas MacArthur

On January 26, 1880, Douglas MacArthur was born in the Arsenal Building while his father was stationed at the Little Rock Barracks.  Though he left Arkansas a few weeks later when his father was transferred, he returned to his birthplace on March 23, 1952. 232 more words

History

Ohio State Recognized as 2014 NFF MacArthur Bowl Recipient

IRVING, Texas (Jan. 13, 2015) – The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame today recognized Ohio State (14-1) as the recipient of the NFF MacArthur Bowl Championship Trophy, following their 42-20 victory against Oregon (13-2) yesterday in the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship Game, presented by AT&T. 750 more words

College Football

On Victory

Douglas MacArthur famously said, “In war, there is no substitute for victory.” Yet as one looks at the Civil War, many battles seem not to offer a clear winner, or at the least, they offer a complicated definition of who wins.  507 more words

Battles

History fails to record a single precedent in which nations subject to moral decay have not passed into political and economic decline. There has been either a spiritual awakening to overcome the moral lapse, or a progressive deterioration leading to ultimate national disaster.

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Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

If you live long enough you begin to wonder if you ever get the full story. The forces trying to hide the truth all too frequently are at least as strong as those trying to bring it to light. 540 more words

The Literary Life

Saying Goodbye To The 1951 Congress

In the world of public speaking, there is a vast assortment of speeches to read and hear for examples on how to be a good public speaker, which the professional man ought to be practicing. 402 more words

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