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I Like To Read

We learn by example, by listening, and by reading. That’s the truism I learned early on. It didn’t have to be drummed into my head, though. The statement was an affirmation of my personal experience. Some of my earliest boyhood … Continue reading

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The Omaha Bee-News December 28, 1930

December 28th was just another Sunday in 1930. The Great Depression had been underway for over a year. Herbert Hoover was the US President and the 71st Congress was in session. The Executive Branch and the Congressional Branch were both … Continue reading

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Freedom Of The Press

In the United States, freedom of the press is enshrined in the First Amendment to the Constitution.  “Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press….”  Most other western nations except for Australia also have a … Continue reading

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