AT THE LIBRARY IN CARROLLTON AT LUNCH I PICKED UP A DONATED BOOK that caught my eye. It was “The Rape of Nanking (China)” by Iris Chang, whose antecedents escaped the infamous massacre. 351 more words
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Each time I pass the gray with white trim house near where the paved road begins in the Ricks community off Miss. Hwy. 35 leading in and out of the New Bethel Church community in which I have resided for many years now, a wave of nostalgia touches me — if a massive heart attack hadn’t taken his life several weeks earlier, if the weather were warm enough, Jerry might’ve been relaxing on the front porch swing. 298 more words
(MADISON, Wis.) — Watergate historian Stanley Kutler, who successfully fought for the release of President Richard Nixon’s secret tapes, died Tuesday in Wisconsin. He was 80. 247 more words
(PATTERSON, Calif.) — Leslie A. Williams, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen, has died in California. He was 95.
His daughter, Penny Williams, says he died Monday of natural causes at his home in Patterson. 85 more words