Shortly after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, CBS commentator Eric Sevareid noted the principal legacy of the murdered leader might well be an "attitude," a contagious spirit that all things are possible if only we have the vision and will.
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Cuba’s President Raul Castro has made notable news by announcing on Feb. 24 that he will retire from that office in 2018. His older brother Fidel stepped down from the same post in 2008, after turning 85 years of age.
Christopher Kennedy Lawford, whose parents are the late Patricia Kennedy Lawford and her actor husband Peter Lawford, is coming to Valparaiso University in March to speak at a dinner event in the ballroom of the Harre Student Union.
VALPARAISO | The man who rose to become top of the poppers, Orville Redenbacher, was born in Brazil, Ind., on July 16, 1907 -- the youngest of four children.
MERRILLVILLE | The man said to be among the front-runners to be presidential candidate Mitt Romney's running mate, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, is coming to Merrillville to raise money for Hoosier Republicans.
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BIRTHDAY DICTATOR - - Cuba's Fidel Castro adds another year today, Aug. 13, 2010, turning 84-years-old.
Raul Castro gestures as he attends a session of the National Assembly Sunday in Havana. During the session Raul was elected president of the State Council, Cuba's governing body, replacing his 81-year-old brother Fidel Castro. (AP Photo/Ismael Francisco,Prensa Latina)
HAVANA | Cuba's parliament named Raul Castro president on Sunday, ending nearly 50 years of rule by his brother Fidel but leaving the island's communist system unshaken.
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