Monthly Archives: April 2018

Cornered

The subject of a manhunt, the 26-year-old man in the photograph above was shot and killed on April 26, 1865, at a barn near Port Royal in rural northern Virginia. The Quip-Find puzzle below features both (1) his last words … Continue reading

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Benjamin Disraeli: Writer’s Boast

Benjamin Disraeli (1840-1881), in old age (By Cornelius Jabez Hughes, British (1819 – 1884, London, England London, England) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons) ________________________________________________________ Benjamin Disraeli was a 19th Century British statesman who served twice as Prime Minister. He died … Continue reading

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FDR: Last Words

The last photograph of President Roosevelt, taken at Warm Springs, GA, by Nicholas Robbins for Elizabeth Shoumatoff. (Image: FDR Presidential Library & Museum – 03-46) ________________________________________________________ President Franklin D. Roosevelt died on this day, April 12, in 1945. (The photo above … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, Jr.: Opportunity

(Image: Getty. Fair use.)  ________________________________________________________ As we ponder the significance of the life of Martin Luther King Jr., the day after the 50th anniversary of his death, we offer a timely quote from the civil rights leader hidden in the … Continue reading

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