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December 18, 2014

Notes and Quotes by Tom Morrow

Age is only a number, isn’t it? By Tom Morrow Back in the mid-sixties, (maybe it was ’64), there was a song with words to the effect, “Will ...

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Historically Speaking: Gutenberg

Historically Speaking

by Tom Morrow Regardless of your religious beliefs or philosophy, the first printings of the Bible was the catalyst for spurring wide-spread education and literacy, bringing the nations ...

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December 11, 2014

Notes and Quotes by Tom Morrow

by Tom Morrow If you were a kid during the ’30s,’40s, ’50s, ’60s, and even the early ’70s, it’s a wonder you survived. A couple of you sent ...

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Historically Speaking: Joseph Pulitzer

Historically Speaking

The Man Behind The Prizes By Tom Morrow Most people today have heard of the coveted “Pulitzer Prizes,” but few know what they are or for whom they ...

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Historically Speaking: The Man who would be Bond

Historically Speaking

By Tom Morrow Born May 28, 1908, Ian Lancaster Fleming was a famed English author, journalist and British Naval Intelligence officer, who lived many of the actual experiences ...

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Historically Speaking: The Malmedy Massacre

Historically Speaking

By Tom Morrow In the bitter-cold winter of 1944, the Allied forces were racing to the Rhine River to overthrow the German Nazi regime; at the same time, ...

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Historically Speaking: Rationing During World War II

Historically Speaking

By Tom Morrow For civilians during World War II, rationing was introduced in stages, which was a process that controlled the size and frequency of a number of ...

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Historically Speaking: The Desert Fox

Historically Speaking

By Tom Morrow During the 20th century, there were a number of renowned and highly-respected military leaders – Pershing, Eisenhower, Patton, Bradley, MacArthur, Marshall, Yamamoto, Montgomery, but none ...

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Historically Speaking: The Curmudgeon of America’s Press

Historically Speaking

By Tom Morrow Henry Louis “H. L.” Mencken was a journalist, essayist, editor, satirist, critic of life and culture of American as well as a scholar of American ...

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Historically Speaking: Rebuffed Donation Turns Up As University

Historically Speaking

Harvard University Didn’t Want Their Money by Tom Morrow During a meeting with officials of Harvard College in Cambridge, Mass., they were a relatively-unknown couple from California. They ...

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November 13, 2014

Notes and Quotes by Tom Morrow

By Tom Morrow Our history and folklore, both past and present are filled with all sorts of oddities that, for the most part, are used every day, but ...

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Historically Speaking: An Iowa boy who was bigger than life

Historically Speaking

By Tom Morrow A friend of mine recently traveled to Orange County to meet his 24-year-old nephew who had arrived at John Wayne Airport. As they were walking ...

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November 6, 2014

Notes and Quotes by Tom Morrow

by Tom Morrow Last month a worldwide survey was conducted by the U.N. The only question asked of each nation member was: “Please give your honest opinion about ...

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Historically Speaking: The Defiant American

Historically Speaking

Crazy Horse: The Noble Defiant American By Tom Morrow In describing Crazy Horse, the famed Oglala Lakota Sioux leader, author Chris Hedges observed, “There are few resistance figures ...

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October 30, 2014

Notes and Quotes by Tom Morrow

by Tom Morrow If you haven’t already done so, be sure and vote next Tuesday, otherwise you don’t have any right to grouse about what bugs you about ...

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