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Notes and Quotes- March 29, 2020

The Ship’s Cook An Unlikely Hero By Tom Morrow Doris “Dorie” Miller, born Oct. 12, 1919, died most likely on Nov. 24, 1943. He was a U.S. Navy ...

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Notes and Quotes- March 22, 2020

The Spanish Flu-The Pandemic of 1918-20 By Tom Morrow The current world-wide pandemic of the COVID-19, a.k.a. “Coronavirus,” is bad and getting worse, but conditions will have to ...

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Notes and Quotes- March 15, 2020

Aviation Author, Airline CEO, and Comic Strip writer PART II This is the second of a two-part feature column on World War I ace fighter pilot Eddie Rickenbacker. ...

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Notes and Quotes- March 8, 2020

The Many Lives of an American Hero This is a “two part” story about one of America’s greatest heroes-– a story that takes more than one 800-word column ...

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Notes and Quotes- March 1, 2020

The Utah Inventor Unknown to TV Viewers By Tom Morrow Who would have thought pictures and sound could flow through the air and into a box sitting in ...

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Notes and Quotes- February 23, 2020

The King of Defense Attorneys By Tom Morrow Today there are dozens of top defense attorneys working the courts  throughout the nation, but there’s little doubt most bow ...

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Notes and Quotes- February 16, 2020

Polio: It Kept Us Awake At Night By Tom Morrow As children, growing up in the forties and fifties had its particular worries. We had just gotten through ...

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Notes and Quotes- February 9, 2020

Better Living Through Yankee Ingenuity By Tom Morrow Historically speaking, the 20th century was the most dynamic and successful in recorded history. Consider this: as each year of ...

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Notes and Quotes- February 2, 2020

Aaron Burr: The Nearly Forgotten Man By Tom Morrow If you were asked who President Thomas Jefferson’s vice president was, no doubt many would run to a search ...

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Notes and Quotes- January 26, 2020

Highlight Events of the 20th Century By Tom Morrow Now that the 20th Century is in the books, here’s a look at each decade for some of the ...

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Notes and Quotes- January 12, 2020

Our Leaders Who Made a Difference By Tom Morrow There are a handful of Presidents of the 20th century students of history and civics should get to know ...

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Notes and Quotes- January 5, 2019

J.P. Morgan: The Nation’s Banker and Entrepreneur By Tom Morrow John Pierpont Morgan, Sr., one of America’s most powerful entrepreneurs and financiers, twice saved the federal government’s financial ...

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Notes and Quotes- December 29, 2019

The Man Who Put America on Wheels By Tom Morrow If ever there was a story deserving of a Hollywood movie, the saga of Henry Ford and his ...

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Notes and Quotes- December 15, 2019

America’s Man of Steel By Tom Morrow Andrew Carnegie is the perfect example of an immigrant building a “rags to riches” estate. He is one of the six ...

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Notes and Quotes- December 8, 2019

King of Oil – America’s Richest Man — Ever By Tom Morrow John Davison Rockefeller Sr., was one of the original six moguls who built America and was ...

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