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...Ahtna. He divides his time between Talkeetna and Missouri, where he teaches in the department of communications studies at Truman State University."Spiral's Edge" by Danel F. Griffin (America Star Books, February 2014). Author Danel F. Griffin...
Robert Schroth

...our armed forces in WWII were called the "Greatest Generation." On the troop ship headed for Tokyo, his hero, President Truman dropped the atomic bomb, thus ending the War, but Bob was stationed in Guam and Saipan building air strips and guarding Japanese...
Juneau local awarded prestigious Truman Scholarship

...University of Portland, was awarded a prestigious Truman Scholarship from the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. Donohoe is only the...recipients for the 2014 scholarships. "Winning the Truman Scholarship honors every mentor I've had in...
My Turn: Reflecting on two nights on call

...its weakest members." Other religious leaders such as Pope John Paul II and influential politicians such as President Harry Truman have echoed these words, illuminating a notion of integrity and compassion. I believe that this concept regarding what constitutes...
5 things to watch for on Election Day more than 246 seats, they would top the party's post-World War II record, set in the 1947-49 Congress during the Truman administration.POT POLITICSAmong the 140 ballot measures to be decided Tuesday are four initiatives to legalize the use of...
Obama has Fox News, and Truman had Time magazine

Harry Truman could've taught Barack Obama a what if it is? Sixty years ago, the Truman administration was consistently His top mission, during the Truman era, was to tell Time's readers that...
Today in History

...executed in Washington, D.C.; two others who'd cooperated with authorities were spared.In 1945, President Harry S. Truman signed the U.S. instrument of ratification for the United Nations Charter. The Soviet Union declared war against Japan during...
New Alaska books

...Ahtna. He divides his time between Talkeetna and Missouri, where he teaches in the department of communications studies at Truman State University. CHILDREN'S BOOKS"Pup and Pokey" by Seth Kantner, illustrated by Beth Hill (University of Alaska Press...
Today in History

...Van Valkenburgh is 62. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is 59. Dancer-choreographer Mark Morris is 58. Country musician Dan Truman (Diamond Rio) is 58. Actress Rebecca DeMornay is 55. Singer Me'Shell NdegeOcello (n-DAY'-gay-OH'-chehl-oh...
Best president of century? Truman

...It is not difficult to pick Harry S. Truman as the best of the century. Give credit...president elected four times. But Harry Truman's programs and policies won World War...was his century.'' The list of things Truman did is immense, but that Truman did them...


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