No. 910 This biographical appreciation is worth much more than the price of a few minutes of reading. Honest. CLT
No. 855 Isn’t it amazing? The third class burglary that brought down a President happened 40 years ago. It appears to be one of the most important events in the 20th Century and in American History. The consequences were multiple. One response: they started teaching a required course in Ethics in law school. Another was [...]
No. 730 How many of the billions who have come and gone from this planet can truthfully say, “I changed it for all time”?
No. 686 August 19 – 21, 1991 Twenty Years ago the Soviet Union fell without a shot being fired. A military coup caused Gorbachev to flee And Boris Yeltsin became the hero of the day with his famous speech atop a tank, calling for leaders of the government and KGB to change allegiance, on the [...]
No. 653 150 Years ago this week, the first major battle of the Civil War occurred near Manassas Virginia. It was the place where Stonewall Jackson gained his fame and name. The federal troops seemed to have carried the day. But when the Confederates broke their flank, a disorderly retreat to Washington turned into a [...]
No. 647 Rock and roll singer Bobby Lewis came through Pittsburgh briefly this weekend, on his way to perform in a concert in Folansbee WV. On July 10, 1961, fifty years ago yesterday, his hit song “Tossin’ and Turnin’” hit number one and stayed there all summer — ten weeks. It sold three million copies, was [...]
ON THE EVE OF THE THIRD BIRTHDAY OF PITTSBURGH LEGAL BACKTALK, OUR ONE THOUSANDTH FOLLOWER, THR!VE MARKETING OF CHANDLER AZ LOGGED IN.
No. 643 This Thursday is the Third Anniversary of the first post on this blog. I say this with pride, since most blogs don’t last so long. Most authors simply run out of ideas or enthusiasm or both. I run out of ideas, too — often. But eventually new ones pop up. One reliable means [...]