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This Could Be The Coldest Thanksgiving Since 1930

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minnesotans woke up to subzero temperatures on Thanksgiving Day, and if the mercury doesn’t make it up into the double digits, the day could be one for the record books. 68 more words


"We’d Like to Thank You Herbert Hoover…

“…for really showing us the way.”

It’s not 31st President’s fault that the catchy song from Annie played on repeat in my head throughout my visit to his boyhood home and Presidential Library. 1,155 more words

On The Road

The Memoirs of Herbert Hoover * * * *

Speaking to recalcitrant Republican congressmen who did not want to support President Bush’s plan to stave off economic disaster in 2008, Vice-President Cheney warned, “If you don’t pass this, you’re going to make George W. 942 more words

David Cross

“Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart. - Anne Frank 12 June 1929 early March 1945 — Historical Pics

“Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.” – Anne Frank 12 June 1929 – early March 1945 pic.twitter.com/zELrqID9AG

— Historical Pics (@VeryOldPics) November 9, 2014

Hoover's legacy

I generally refrain from posting youtube clips but here is one I came across today and wanted to share. The U.S. Embassy in Brussels produced the footage in 2012. 119 more words

Herbert Hoover

Kennedy got it right

Kennedy got it right

John F. Kennedy said: “There are risks and costs to a program of action. But they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction.” 690 more words

Herbert Hoover, 'Napoleon of Mercy'

A century ago, a pioneering effort in global philanthropy whose legacy lives on.

Herbert Hoover, ‘Napoleon of Mercy’