Ramblin' Rhodes: Augustan was awed by Toussaint's music, warmth

...New Orleans with such luminaries as Ellen DeGeneres, Harry Connick Jr., Louis Armstrong, Fats Domino, Reese Witherspoon, Truman Capote, Tyler Perry and Aaron Neville.But most were not as familiar with singer, songwriter, records producer and pianist...

Pick candidate wisely

...Depression, President Herbert Hoover ordered the deportation of all illegal aliens to improve employment.President Harry Truman deported more than 2 million illegal aliens in an effort to provide employment for returning veterans.President Dwight Eisenhower...

Rants & Raves

...tree a bush or a shrub?) THE NUT-THUG IN North Korea is testing nuke weapons to hit the U.S. One solution might be how Truman stopped the Japanese. WHAT WAS A 15 year old girl doing in the Playboy Mansion? OF COURSE, OBAMA is a "leader." Of course...

Paine College's rich history is a monument to pioneering racial relations

...the Montgomery bus boycott, and the Emmitt Till murder; and an adviser to presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S Truman.Paine produced the chief plaintiff in the U.S. Supreme Court case that outlawed gerrymandering in the United States; an...

Alabama murder mystery: What happened to Harper Lee's third book?

...the occult and courtroom drama. Her visits were reminiscent of her trips to Kansas in the 1960s, when she helped her friend Truman Capote research his acclaimed murder story, In Cold Blood.Lee worked on the Ala bama book for months, maybe years, but...

Let's be blunt

...un-American is trying to cow others into submission and political correctness.Blunt talk used to be an American trait. Harry Truman used to say, "If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen." Americans seem to have been out of the kitchen so...

Truman's love letters to wife Bess reveals his softer side

...INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- As president, Harry S. Truman earned the moniker "Give 'Em Hell Harry...wife his heart. In love letters to Bess Truman, the nation's 33rd president reveals...in "The Love Story of Harry and Bess Truman," at the Truman Presidential Museum...

Life & style
'Truman Show' has depth beyond movie's story line

The Truman Show is founded on an enormous secret...looks like a nice place to live. Certainly Truman Burbank (Jim Carrey) doesn't know anything...reflected on how really odd a tree looks? Truman works as a sales executive at an insurance...

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Truman was prophetic about GOP

...announcement came that President Harry Truman had been re-elected. Fifty-two years...Day, I watched a replay of President Truman's acceptance speech at the Democratic...speech. I am amazed how prophetic Mr. Truman was. He said that the Democratic Party...

Truman stupidest president ever

...Cook's Aug. 13 letter praising Harry Truman, who was the stupidest president this country ever had. Truman was vice president when President Franklin...applied pressure in Washington so President Truman sent Secretary of State George Marshall...