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The Hoover/Kennedy Letters.

“May you have the happiest new year imaginable.” 

By Thomas F. Schwartz

The recent film Jackie (2016) by Pablo Larrain offers an artistic interpretation of a life based on a 1963… 843 more words

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Pekin’s Kiwanis Club rides the rails to D.C.

By Jared Olar
Library assistant

Recently the Pekin Public Library’s Local History Room collection received an old photograph donated by the Morton Public Library.

The photo, taken June 15, 1932, pictures a large group of people on the steps of a building — in fact, the U.S. 356 more words

It’s the End of the Year as we Know it…

by Matthew Schaefer

For some the end of the year is a time of reflection—a time to assess what has happened, what may yet come, and where they fit in the grand scheme of things.  287 more words

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Herbert Hoover’s Many Facets of Christmas

By Matthew Schaefer

Christmas is a holiday laden with memories–family, fun, food, and faith form the warp and woof of these memories.  This held true for Herbert Hoover.  387 more words

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Racing presidents Herbert Hoover and Calvin Coolidge "retiring" to Nats new spring training ballpark.

Nationals racing presidents Calvin Coolidge and Herbert Hoover are retiring to West Palm Beach, Florida.

The “visiting presidents,” who were introduced in the 2015 and… 185 more words


Five Actions we can take against Income Inequality

Developing pay disparity is one of the most serious issues confronting countries of all shapes and sizes. Indeed, even the world’s wealthiest and most complex nations, for example, the United States are not invulnerable from this scourge. 589 more words