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Civil War Echoes: Douglas MacArthur and the Return to the Philippines

70 years ago today, General Douglas MacArthur waded ashore on Leyte, fulfilling his famous pledge to return to the Philippines. The photo of him at that moment (shown here, center, with his staff) is one of the iconic images of World War II in the Pacific. 395 more words

Emerging Civil War

LR Cultural Touchstone: Mrs. H. H. Foster

Elizabeth Wallin Foster, known better as Mrs. H. H. Foster, became very active in Little Rock’s music scene when she and her husband arrived from Wisconsin in 1901.  320 more words

History

Something to Believe In

“If I could just get off of this LA Freeway
Without getting killed or caught”
– Guy Clark, from LA Freeway 1,528 more words

Life

BHO 'ignores' military advice at some risk

Lawrence Korb is far more qualified than I am to discuss the ins and outs of military advice given to presidents of the United States. 453 more words

Barack Obama

A True Leader

“A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the quality of his actions and the integrity of his intent.” -Douglas MacArthur

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