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Yesterday my wife and I watched the 2014 movie Selma about the event leading up to the Civil Rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.  The timing for watching the movie was somewhat coincidental; it’s been in our Netflix queue for months and the disc just happened to show up in time for us… Continue reading Selma


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What can we learn from LBJ?

For whatever reason I find former President Lyndon Johnson fascinating.  I’ve read a few articles about him as a person and a president and some or all of a few biographies (including Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream by Doris Kearns Goodwin).  But my favorite reading about this deeply complex man has been the multi-volume… Continue reading What can we learn from LBJ?