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A (Frightening) Bird's Eye View Robert Randall Ryder
Category: The World Yesterday Published: November 2016
"…There are few veterans who had a better overall view of the devastation than 92-year-old Jack Evans. He was a 17-year-old lookout [on the foretop of the battleship USS Tennessee] on Dec. 7, 1941, when the Japanese struck [Pearl Harbor]."
Baby on Board Ivana Cortes
Category: Life in America Published: November 2016
"Instead of sugarplums, the visions that are dancing in your head [this holiday travel season] involve hours of nonstop crying, the smell of dirty diapers, and spit-up all over the back seat."
Bail Out Jeffrey J. Clayton
Category: Law & Justice Published: November 2016
"…We will find out if the geurrilla campaign to end all monetary bail will succeed legally and, if it does, see the spillover effect the movement has had in the halls of the political branches of state and local government."
Flat Belly Indulgence Erin Wade , Tara Gidus , Kristina LaRue
Category: Life in America Published: November 2016
Eat, drink, and be slender this hioliday season."
For Thsose Left Behind Maria Grimm
Category: Armed Forces Published: November 2016
"Since its founding, Folds of Honor has provided more than 10,000 scholarships to family members of fallen or disabled military personnel."
Kennedy Killing Still a Mystery Jack Duffy
Category: USA Yesterday Published: November 2016
"…There were no Secret Service agents on the sides or rear of [JFK's] limousine in Dallas like there should have been…The agents were ordered off the limousine by their superiors, not by the President."
Lives Over Landfills Charles Redding
Category: Medicine & Health Published: November 2016
Waste not, want not: diverted from the trash heap, unused, unopened quality medical supplies could prevent millions of deaths.
Nation on the Take Raymond L. Fischer
Category: Political Landscape Published: November 2016
How big money corrupts our democracy and what can be done about it.
Play Ball--Everywhere! Diane Miller Sommerville
Category: Athletic Arena Published: November 2016
"Anywhere you go in Cuba there are pickup games being played in alleys and streets, in deserted lots, in fallowed fields, even inside the clover leaf of an on-ramp to a highway."
Rock & Roll Can Never Die
Category: Entertainment Published: November 2016
"Recognized as one of the most influential concert promoters in history, [Bill] Graham…played a pivotal role in the careers of many iconic artists, including the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Santana, Fleetwood Mac,…"
Teaming Up to Be Funny Wes D. Gehring
Category: Entertainment Published: November 2016
The gang's all here: Laurel and Hardy, the Marx Brothers, Abbott and Costello, The Three Stooges, Hope and Crosby, and Martin and Lewis."
Telemedicine Trouble Ahead Jane M. Orient
Category: Medicine & Health Published: November 2016
"…A good rule for responsible [state] legislators: if you do not fully understand the implications of a bill, vote no. Wait and see how it works out elsewhere."
The Clinton Rule of Thumb Jonathan W. Emord
Category: Political Landscape Published: November 2016
"If rules are inconvenient, [Hillary] violates or ignores them."
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year Nicole Schuman
Category: Entertainment Published: November 2016
"From my early years of ginat garland wreaths and wooden candy canes, to the GPS-enabled snowflakes and life-sized double-decker bus currently in the show, the 'Christmas Spectacular' has innovated continuously…"
The Walls Are Bulging Suzanne McComas
Category: Law & Justice Published: November 2016
Prison cannot continue to be the only answer.
What Say You, Mr. President?
Category: The Constitiution Published: November 2016
"As America selects a new president, this exhibit explores what the Constitution actually says about presidential powers and how they have been interpreted over time."
Will ObamaCare Kill Medicine? Elizabeth Lee Vilet
Category: Medicine & Health Published: November 2016
"[The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act] lopped $716,000,000,000 out of the Medicare budget. Cuts in seniors' care are to pay for expanded Medicaid for younger people, including free contraception and taxpayer-funded abortions."
Will There Be Justice? Scott Pruitt
Category: National Affairs Published: November 2016
"the appiontment of the next Supreme Court Justice could be the most legally significant event for our country in a generation."
Wrongful Incarceration Jamie Cox Robertson , Christopher Robertson
Category: Law & Justice Published: November 2016
"A wise government would, at the very least, seek to identify those who do not belong in the prison system and provide contingent funding to attorneys who successfully identify those prisoners."