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WHY I’M GLAD SALLY JENKINS WASN’T PRESIDENT IN 1865

Here, at last, is a final set of thoughts sparked by the recent controversy over public displays of the Confederate battle flag. (I say “recent,” even though it’s been almost three weeks since the flag was removed from the grounds of the South Carolina state capitol, and three weeks in the blogosphere is just a hair shy of an eternity.) I’ve already written at length on the controversy (see… 1,234 more words

American Civil War

EXCHANGING ONE MYTH FOR ANOTHER? OUR ONE-SIDED MEMORIES OF THE CIVIL WAR

If you are like me and don’t have to earn an honest living during the summer, perhaps you had the opportunity to watch last week as the Confederate battle flag was lowered from its flagpole near the South Carolina state house. 2,949 more words

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Sally Jenkins On The Handling Of Deflategate By The NFL And Roger Goodell

Sally Jenkins is a sports columnist for the Washington Post.

Sally joined Ken and Steve to talk about her recent article on deflate-gate and the AEI study on the subject. 154 more words

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Washington Post's Sally Jenkins Blasts Roger Goodell For Handling Of DeflateGate

BOSTON (CBS) — If you’ve followed developments from the media over the past few months, you might have noticed that numerous national and local outlets took the “ 440 more words

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Sutton Coldfield Speakers Report

2015 has got off to a great start for Sutton Coldfield Speakers’ Club. In January we held an internal competition to select our representatives for the West Midlands Area Speech and Topics competitions. 299 more words

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Radiolab Program About Carlisle on NPR

I was interviewed at length some weeks ago by NPR’s Radiohead for a future broadcast about Carlisle Indian School football. While listening to Sally Jenkins’s interview during the program, I was saddened by the lack of nuance in her description of the 1896 Carlisle-Yale game. 461 more words

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Why Did Jenkins Smear George Woodruff?

After Harry Carson Frye informed me of the December 25, 1905 Washburn-Fairmount game, I did a little research in the 1906 Spalding’s Guide. When my eyes drifted off to Penn coach George W. 541 more words

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