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Notes and Quotes- August 18, 2019

America’s Worst U.S. President: Andrew Johnson By Tom Morrow Of all the U.S. Presidents in our history none would be more controversial and disrespected than Andrew Johnson. Johnson ...

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Notes and Quotes- August 11, 2019

The Founding of The ‘King of the Missions’ By Tom Morrow In the late 1700s, the Spanish military determined a new Fransican mission was needed to cut the ...

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Notes and Quotes- August 4, 2019

Wernher von Braun: I Shoot for the Stars!’ (Occasionally He Hit London) By Tom Morrow One of the more controversial decisions of post-World War II was bringing to ...

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Notes and Quotes-July 28, 2019

The Port Chicago Disaster and Mutiny By Tom Morrow One of the greatest single catastrophes during World War II didn’t occur on any battlefield, but alongside a dock ...

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Notes and Quotes-July 21, 2019

J.P. Morgan: The Nation’s Banker & Entrepreneur By Tom Morrow On the surface, this story might seem a boring business tale, but, in a nutshell, the following explains ...

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Notes and Quotes- July 14, 2019

By Tom Morrow Out of the untamed Wild West came a number of tales, legends, and an equal amount of true stories. Few of those accounts would top ...

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Notes and Quotes- July 7, 2019

By Tom Morrow In case you missed this particular class in third grade, let me tell you about a true American patriot: Elizabeth Griscom “Betsy” Ross, who was ...

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Notes and Quotes- June 30, 2019

The Battle For Free World Survival By Tom Morrow Arguably, the “Battle of Britain,” which took place in the summer and fall of 1940, saved the free world ...

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Notes and Quotes- June 23, 2019

The Sacrifices of ‘The Greatest Generation’ By Tom Morrow In this age of plenty, only those of us who have reached our seventh, eighth or ninth decade can ...

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Notes and Quotes- June 16, 2019

Low-Altitude Bombing Was at High Risk By Tom Morrow We lost another veteran of “The Greatest Generation a few days ago – he was my neighbor, Rod Braswell ...

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Notes and Quotes- June 9, 2019

The 1930s Plot to Overthrow FDR By Tom Morrow Ever think there could be a coup to overthrow our government? Impossible? Think again. In 1934, the American news ...

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Notes and Quotes- June 2, 2019

Six U.S. Presidents of Controversy By Tom Morrow There are six Presidents whom students of history should study to understand what made America the dominant global nation. Today’s ...

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Notes and Quotes- May 26, 2019

Readers Write Their Memories of History By Tom Morrow Many readers often write about history things. Retired KGTV newsman John Beatty noted I failed to mention “Studebaker” in ...

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Notes and Quotes- May 19, 2019

The ‘Golden Age’ Depends Upon Your Age By Tom Morrow We often hear the phrase “that was back in the ‘golden age’ (of whatever you want to discuss ...

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Notes and Quotes- May 12, 2019

Riding the Plank of the Wooden Road By Tom Morrow Over the 40-plus years I’ve written this column, I’ve had some rather interesting interaction with readers and news ...

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