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Historically Speaking: The War Plane that Nearly was Victorious

Historically Speaking

By Tom Morrow The company that built Japan’s most formidable aircraft during World War II is the same company whose automobiles today pass up and down freeways and ...

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Notes and Quotes December 9, 2017

By Tom Morrow Back in 1984, I interviewed Oscar-winning actor Jack Lemmon for a “Some Like It Hot” party at the Hotel del Coronado where I was vice ...

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Sunday Serial: ‘Haunted Bones’-Chapter Five

Authors note: This is a work of fiction. It does not reflect any actual events, and all of the characters are fictional. Any similarity to events or persons ...

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Historically Speaking: America’s First Female Investigative Reporter

Historically Speaking

By Tom Morrow Nearly everyone has heard the name “Nellie Bly,” but who was she? What did she do during here lifetime? Elizabeth Cochran Seaman, a.k.a.. Nellie Bly, ...

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Notes and Quotes- December 2, 2017

By Tom Morrow During my two-year stint at the (now defunct) Escondido Times-Advocate, I was lucky to interview two comic legends: Milton Berle and Henny Youngman. Both encounters ...

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Notes and Quotes-November 25, 2017

‘Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?’ By Tom Morrow During my 40-plus years in newspapers, television, public relations and advertising, I have the good fortune to encounter many ...

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Sunday Serial: ‘Haunted Bones’-Chapter Four

Authors note: This is a work of fiction. It does not reflect any actual events, and all of the characters are fictional. Any similarity to events or persons ...

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Historically Speaking: Chevrolet

Historically Speaking

By Tom Morrow Like most of today’s automotive monikers, Chevrolet vehicles are named after its founder, Louis-Joseph Chevrolet. Most drivers and owners have no idea the name “Chevrolet,” ...

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Notes and Quotes- November 18, 2017

By Tom Morrow Some 35 years ago, when I was the public relations director for the Hotel del Coronado, I had an unexpected experience with a major personality ...

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Historically Speaking: The Strange Battle for California’s Governor

Historically Speaking

By Tom Morrow One of California’s most controversial characters was Stephen Watts Kearny, a brigadier general in the U.S. Army. Kearny, (as in San Diego’s Kearny Mesa community), ...

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Sunday Serial: ‘Haunted Bones’- Chapter Three

Authors note: This is a work of fiction. It does not reflect any actual events, and all of the characters are fictional. Any similarity to events or persons ...

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Notes & Quotes- November 11, 2017

The ‘King of the Cowboys’ Was A Collector By Tom Morrow A number of years ago, I interviewed Roy Rogers and Dale Evans before one of their performances ...

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Sunday Serial: ‘Haunted Bones’- Chapter Two

Authors note: This is a work of fiction. It does not reflect any actual events, and all of the characters are fictional. Any similarity to events or persons ...

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Historically Speaking: Two Very Heavy Loads

Historically Speaking

By Tom Morrow The late Clarence Baer of Oceanside was a young Army Air Corps officer during World War II with a mission difficult to explain. When asked ...

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Notes & Quotes-November 4, 2017

Where have all the ‘Good Ol’ Days’ gone? By Tom Morrow As good as life is for our society these days, there are some things from the past ...

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