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Education Reform, Part II

One of the original purposes of public education was to create better citizens.  That purpose seems to be lost today.  In fact, schools now try to undermine loyalty to the U.S. 508 more words

A Presidential Detour

Before leaving New York and heading for the Canadian Falls we stopped by the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site in Buffalo.

The site, which was declared a National Historic Site in 1966, is small, yet detailed and chronicles the Pan American Exposition, President McKinley’s assassination, and Roosevelt’s subsequent inauguration. 181 more words

On The Road

Are You Ready for the Roosevelts?

(Photo courtesy of the FDR Presidential Library)

At my current pace I expect to begin reading the best biographies of Teddy Roosevelt at the end of this year or early in 2015.   232 more words

Presidents

Mean 'ole Professor

I look back on those years as a professor on my attempt to enlighten foolish minds with mostly pride regarding the end result, sprinkled with many an amusing moment!   753 more words

Life Happens

The Colonel Surrenders in Minnesota

I’m posting here an article I originally wrote for the March 2014 Kandiyohi County Historical Society newsletter. In it I tell the story of something that, growing up in Montevideo, I was vaguely aware of but knew nothing about. 1,477 more words

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