Dr. Zbigniew Brezinski on a long hot bus ride to being names National Security Advisor to the President. © 1976 Ken Hawkins/KenHawkinsPictures.com

A Passing of Note…

June 1, 2017 – MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough had a nice remembrance of Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski in today’s WaPo. http://tinyurl.com/y79xqvqs and it brought back my first meeting with the National Security Advisor – to be – in 1976. I’d jumped aboard a stiflingly hot old bus for a ride to South Georgia -Plains to be specific […]

President -elect Jimmy Carter takes calls from world leaders and works on his inaugural speech late into the night of January 19, 1977 with National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski at his side. ©1977 Ken Hawkins/Ken HawkinsPictures.com

40 Years Ago Tonight…

Forty years ago tonight, President-elect Jimmy Carter put the finishing touches on his inaugural speech. He was quiet and reflective as he sat at a desk at Blair House looking across to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. At his side was Zbigniew Brzezinski, his Polish-born National Security Advisor, who assisted Carter in drafting the speech. Brzezinski suggested and added […]