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Notes and Quotes- August 9, 2020

Possibly the 20th Century’s Most Complicated Man By Tom Morrow Charles Augustus Lindbergh, born Feb. 4, 1902, was an American aviator, military officer, author, inventor, and activist. In ...

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Notes and Quotes- August 2, 2020

Michener: Our Most Prolific Writer & Historian By Tom Morrow Born Feb. 3, 1907, author and historian James A. Michener never met a story he didn’t write … ...

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Notes and Quotes- July 26, 2020

  Houston: A Man For All Reasons By Tom Morrow Sam Houston was the 19th century’s “man for all reasons.” He was a soldier, a statesman, a governor, ...

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Notes and Quotes- July 12, 2020

1970 — 50 Years Ago By Tom Morrow The year 1970 was jammed with historic news. Below is but a few of the news stories that filled newspapers ...

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Notes and Quotes- July 5, 2020

1945 — A Most Eventful Year By Tom Morrow Of the 10 decades of the 20th century, the 1940s were the most eventful – Particularly the year 1945, ...

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Notes and Quotes- June 28, 2020

Headlines from 1920 — a century ago By Tom Morrow Fanny Brice: A Not So ‘Funny Lady’ Here’s a 100 year-plus story that didn’t appear in the two ...

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Notes and Quotes- June 21, 2020

1920 doesn’t seem that long ago…for some of us anyway These Events Happened a Century Ago One More For The Road By Tom Morrow The Volstead Act, which ...

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Notes and Quotes- June 14, 2020

Harry and the Ghost By Tom Morrow In the late 1890s, the venerable Hotel del Coronado was the social toast of San Diego. The posh hotel was Southern ...

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Notes and Quotes-June 7, 2020

A Flight More Historic Than Lindbergh’s By Tom Morrow An argument could be made that, other than Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower and other military leaders, U.S. Army Air ...

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Notes and Quotes- May 31, 2020

By Tom Morrow While the United States had spies as far back as the Revolutionary War, things didn’t get tightly organized until just before World War II. U.S. ...

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Notes and Quotes- May 10, 2020

The Nights ‘The Del’ went to war By Tom Morrow One of the great experiences of my life was as vice president of communications and historical archives at ...

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Notes and Quotes- May 3, 2020

Was He, or Wasn’t He a Russian Spy? The Strange Case of Alger Hiss The man who put Richard M. Nixon in the political spotlight… By Tom Morrow ...

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Notes and Quotes-April 26, 2020

‘The Black Plague’ – History’s Worse Pandemic? By Tom Morrow As bad as we think our society is being challenged thus far this year, things have been worse ...

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Notes and Quotes- April 19, 2020

The Father of Our U.S. Air Force The Sacrifice He Made For Being Right By Tom Morrow   In 1922, aviation pioneer Billy Mitchell correctly predicted what lay ...

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Notes and Quotes- April 12, 2020

The Automobile Man and his Dream Preston Tucker was part-genius, part gambler, part hustler, but always the visionary salesman of Tomorrow By Tom Morrow Preston Tucker, born Sept. ...

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