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The Family Trust

The banner photo at the top of the page – looking northwest from Mulholland Drive at sunset on the day of Ronald Reagan’s funeral, taking place far off in the distance – June, 2004 – has been there for the … Continue reading

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That Learning Curve

It was good to be walking the cold streets of Paris in the rain on that December morning long ago, after staying up all night watching CNN-International in the hotel room. Somewhere in the middle of the night there was … Continue reading

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No Last Man

It’s a fine thing to be young and idealistic and certain, and it’s even better if you’re right. On April 22, 1971, John Kerry became the first Vietnam veteran to testify before Congress about the war – he spoke for nearly two … Continue reading

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Confronting the Impossible

America is the can-do nation. They say it can’t be done – we do it. They say that there’s no good solution to the problem – we find one. If it’s physically or mathematically or historically impossible, we do it … Continue reading

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