Saluting Ann Whitman

Posted on April 30th, 2020
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For more than two decades, from 1952 to 1977, Ann Whitman worked in Washington among the most powerful national political leaders of the time. She held no elected office and was invisible to the general public — but government insiders were fully aware of her presence and her clout. Whitman was President Dwight Eisenhower’s confidential […]

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What Do Abraham Lincoln and John Dillinger Have in Common?

Posted on April 23rd, 2020
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It appears that the efforts to exhume the body of the notorious gangster, John Dillinger, from his grave in Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, Indiana, have been scuttled. Michael Thompson, Dillinger’s nephew, in coordination with the History Channel, had filed to have the body disinterred in July of 2019. Thompson wanted to make sure that […]

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Tribute to Robert Loomis

Posted on April 22nd, 2020
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Robert Loomis

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Tribute to William Bailey

Posted on April 20th, 2020
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William Bailey

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The Mother/Daughter Team Behind America’s Most Popular Personality Test

Posted on April 17th, 2020
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Americans today have a better than even chance of following in their parents’ occupational footsteps. Certain professions like farming, medicine, and law are frequently multi-generational.  Social scientists refer to this phenomenon as hereditary career choice. Some of these choices are notable: Judy Garland-Liza Minnelli, Blythe Danner-Gwyneth Paltrow, and various combinations of the families Kennedy, Adams, […]

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