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President Hoover and Football

by Matthew Schaefer

Somehow, I’ve written more than once about Herbert Hoover and football without consulting the two folders on ‘Football, 1929-1932’ in Hoover’s Presidential Subject Files.   369 more words

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What Will Be Your Legacy?

This piece was written by George Schaefer, for use at a corporate retreat with the theme ‘Building a Legacy of Success.’  He used this story to convey what it takes to create and sustain a legacy.  1,561 more words

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Herbert Hoover on the Importance of Voting

by Matthew Schaefer

Sometimes history loops back on itself and offers timely advice for the present and for the future.  In a reply to a press inquiry, October 5, 1953, former President Herbert Hoover offered advice that needs no further comment: 131 more words

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Badges, “Buttons”, and Royal Visits

By Thomas F. Schwartz

Royal visits to the United States are always complicated affairs, especially when things do not go according to plans.  Such was the case in 1919 when the King and Queen of Belgium were invited by Congressional invitation, the first extended since Lafayette came in 1825 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the American Revolution.  513 more words

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Cordell Hull - Peacemaker

Last year, I was asked to write an article about Cordell Hull for the Tennessee Baptist History Journal. During the process, I did quite a bit of research. 3,175 more words


Fish Story

My 16 year old grandson set a new personal  best a few weeks ago when he landed this large mouth bass.  He was fishing with his friend at their secret fishing hole, an undisclosed location where we have a cabin. 38 more words

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New Release Alert: "Grant" by Ron Chernow

by Ron Chernow
1,104 pages
Penguin Press
Release Date: October 10, 2017

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Every year there is a presidential biography whose publication is such a significant event that I… 637 more words