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A Tale of Two Leaders

This morning, an estimated 80,000 people, including more than 90 heads of state, will crowd FNB Stadium in Johannesburg for a memorial service in honor of Nelson Mandela, whose influence ...

Celebrating Discovery — About Ourselves

  October is a month of discovery — after all, it is the month we actually commemorate discovery with a federal holiday. Christopher Columbus might be debated in the halls of ...
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Forging Independence

George Washington often longed for his “own vine and fig-tree.” Extending this desire to the country at large, he looked forward to the day “when everyone (under his own vine ...
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Veritas!

Habemus papam! Now, what does that mean? #ad#Within moments of the announcement Tuesday, the media was already trying to “frame” the situation, labeling the new pope, Pope Benedict XVI, as “controversial,” ...