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GUEST COMMENTARY: Another look at MLK shows greatness of his message

GUEST COMMENTARY: Another look at MLK shows greatness of his message

‘I have a dream’ is how the Rev. Martin Luther King highlighted his momentous speech in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 28, 1963, and that phrase resonates strongly. His address was the centerpiece of the historic March on Washington, which involved over 200,000 people.

August 28, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: JFK’s arms control treaty remains major milestone

GUEST COMMENTARY: JFK’s arms control treaty remains major milestone

"I speak … in a spirit of hope," said President John F. Kennedy, beginning a policy address to the nation on July 26, 1963. He went on to describe a major breakthrough in the Cold War. The new Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty with the Soviet Union would prohibit nuclear explosions in the atmosphere.

July 27, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Deficits, debts and political management

GUEST COMMENTARY: Deficits, debts and political management

Insights of earlier leaders will help us understand why the debt and deficit reduction merry-go-round in Washington has been especially unnerving recently.

August 06, 2011 12:00 am
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