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Lost and Found - June 27th Edition

What to remember about June 27th…

History

Did Everything Happen in January 1973?

As a freshman in college, I devoured Newsweek every week from 1972 to 1976, but it took James Robenalt’s excellent January 1973 for me to realize exactly how much happened in just one month.   504 more words

History

4 Quotes From “41”

I truly enjoyed the unique way George W. Bush (US president #43) told the story of his Dad’s life (George H.W. Bush was president #41). It was so refreshing to see the relationship this father and son have with each other. 330 more words

All the President's Men

In my spare time this summer, I decided to take an online business course. And as I struggled through the numbers and got yet another question wrong, I found myself staring at the weekly assignment, hoping for some respite from the numerical onslaught. 434 more words

1970s

Letter: Much work remains on racism, anger in the U.S.

Re: Charleston’s ‘Mother Emanuel’ reopens for Sunday service after shooting: ‘Let us not grow weary’, June 20.

Every decent American has to be gratified to see Charleston, South Carolina’s “Mother Emanuel” church — Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church — open again after last week’s shooting. 252 more words

Letters

HERE COMES THE JUDGE

June 23rd in history:

President Nixon and aide H.R. Haldeman had an Oval Office conversation on June 23rd, 1972, which would come back to haunt Nixon two years later. 91 more words

Today In History

Liberty and its opposite share a historic holiday

Last week, I wrote about an anniversary of the Watergate break-in. But then it I began to wonder about those Watergate burglars and their sense of humor… 261 more words

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