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A New President, a Torn Nation and a Russian Dissident - the Old is New Again

A New President, a Torn Nation and a Russian Dissident – the Old is New Again

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 Forty four years ago tonight, another president-elect sat at the expansive desk in the upstairs library at Blair […]

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John Glenn, the Would-be Vice President

John Glenn. All Americans know the name. Marine, combat and test pilot, astronaut, first American to orbit the earth, politician and statesman, United States Senator from his home state of Ohio. But what most Americans don’t know…or don’t remember, is that John Glenn was came close to being our Vice President. In the summer of 1976, Democratic […]