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WGN Radio Chicago
This Week in History:the opening of the Century of Progress in 1933, the debut of the groundbreaking
This Week in History:
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 4 hours ago
the opening of the Century of Progress in 1933, the debut of the groundbreaking ‘Milton Berle Show’, ‘Rock Around the Clock’ hits #1 on the charts, Robert Kennedy is shot and killed, Ed Sullivan’s final broadcast, CNN debuts in 19... Read more
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Irish Central
Robert F. Kennedy believed JFK was killed because of himpress secretary, as a public relations tool aimed at placating a rattled popula
Robert F. Kennedy believed JFK was killed because of him
Irish Central / Posted 5 hours ago
press secretary, as a public relations tool aimed at placating a rattled populace.” Although there is no indication that Robert Kennedy found evidence to prove a wider conspiracy, his actions after hearing the news of the assassination, show that... Read more
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The Hill
Aggressive Lynch makes mark at Department of Justicethat she has shown in an understated way, but with loud ramifications that she
Aggressive Lynch makes mark at Department of Justice
The Hill / Posted 7 hours ago
that she has shown in an understated way, but with loud ramifications that she is no one that shrinks from the legacy of a Robert Kennedy or Eric Holder,” he said. If the Lynch era ends at DoJ with a change in administrations after the election,... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Man behind the uniform was my dad— the colors of the United States of America and the Army flag leading the way.
Man behind the uniform was my dad
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 18 hours ago
— the colors of the United States of America and the Army flag leading the way. We passed below the gravesites of John and Robert Kennedy. The solemnity was broken by chirping birds, the clopping of horse hooves on the pavement, the steady beat of... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Silencing America as It Prepares for Warin an election year, I am struck by the silence. I have covered four presidenti
Silencing America as It Prepares for War
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
in an election year, I am struck by the silence. I have covered four presidential campaigns, starting with 1968; I was with Robert Kennedy when he was shot and I saw his assassin, preparing to kill him. It was a baptism in the American way, along... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Feeling the BernPresedential candidates rarely make their way to Ventura County, but when they
Feeling the Bern
Ventura County Reporter / Posted yesterday
Presedential candidates rarely make their way to Ventura County, but when they do (the last time was Sen. Robert Kennedy, D-New York, in 1968), crowds amass. Such was the case as Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is in a contentious battle with former... Read more
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The Atlantic
The $300 Million Fund No One Wantsinto law. Almost immediately, some of Long’s Democratic colleagues tried to ov
The $300 Million Fund No One Wants
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
into law. Almost immediately, some of Long’s Democratic colleagues tried to overturn it. Senator Al Gore Sr. and Senator Robert Kennedy led a repeal effort in 1968, arguing that Long’s act “only supplemented private funds with public funds and... Read more
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The Columbian
Man, city collide in ‘O.J.: Made in America’nonfootball fan, even knowing that far more significant events, including the a
Man, city collide in ‘O.J.: Made in America’
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
nonfootball fan, even knowing that far more significant events, including the assassination of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy loomed in the background. So when former USC football players identify 1968 solely as the year USC won the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
RFK’s ‘Ripple of Hope’ speech to be remembered 60 years onwalls of oppression and resistance.” “A legacy of his visit was that many boys
RFK’s ‘Ripple of Hope’ speech to be remembered 60 years on
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
walls of oppression and resistance.” “A legacy of his visit was that many boys born in Soweto around that time were named Robert Kennedy‚ or just Kennedy‚ in honour of him‚” the UCT statement noted. Kerry Kennedy is president of Robert F Kennedy... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Class Is in Session: See Professor Angelina Jolie's "Leaked" Syllabusis not immediately available for up to 10 percent of the developing world. In t
Class Is in Session: See Professor Angelina Jolie's "Leaked" Syllabus
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
is not immediately available for up to 10 percent of the developing world. In this lecture, Ms. Jolie and her associate, Robert Kennedy Jr., who is President of the Waterkeeper Alliance (also a dear friend), will examine methods of inhibiting... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
FBI director visits Birmingham to speak on law enforcement and racefrom October 1963. The paper is a memo from first director of the agency J. Ed
FBI director visits Birmingham to speak on law enforcement and race
The Birmingham Times / Posted 3 days ago
from October 1963. The paper is a memo from first director of the agency J. Edgar Hoover written to then Attorney General Robert Kennedy. “The memo asks for permission to [wiretap] Dr. [Martin Luther] King,” Comey said Wednesday during a... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Trump’s defence of violent supporters central to populist insurgencyviolence with the horrific 1968 presidential year. Martin Luther King Jr. was a
Trump’s defence of violent supporters central to populist insurgency
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
violence with the horrific 1968 presidential year. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis and, weeks later, Robert Kennedy, only minutes after he won the California primary. The Democratic National Convention in Chicago that summer... Read more
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Al.com
What do the FBI Director and Black Lives Matter co-founder have in common? More than you thinkWhite House, to fire two key aides with alleged (but unfounded) ties to the Com
What do the FBI Director and Black Lives Matter co-founder have in common? More than you think
Al.com / Posted 3 days ago
White House, to fire two key aides with alleged (but unfounded) ties to the Communism. King refused, and on Oct 10, 1963, Robert Kennedy—in an action that contradicts how most blacks feel about the Kennedys—approved the wiretap. Comey said letter... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water CoolerAngeles and major northeastern cities. In 1968, Lyndon Johnson declined to run
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 3 days ago
Angeles and major northeastern cities. In 1968, Lyndon Johnson declined to run for re-election, Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy were assassinated, Vietnam war protests disrupted the Democratic National Convention, and Richard Nixon became... Read more
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Canberra Times
ACT Brumbies clear way for Stephen Larkham to join Wallabies as contract talks ramp upThe ACT Brumbies have cleared the way for Stephen Larkham to rejoin the Wallabi
ACT Brumbies clear way for Stephen Larkham to join Wallabies as contract talks ramp up
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
The ACT Brumbies have cleared the way for Stephen Larkham to rejoin the Wallabies as an assistant coach as chairman Robert Kennedy ramps up negotiations to lock him into a new deal. Larkham will join the Wallabies in camp next week after the... Read more
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Roll Call
Muslim Congressmen: Election Year Politics Fuels Anti-Muslim Rhetoricyou’re going to patrol other communities,” he said. Carson had just spoken at
Muslim Congressmen: Election Year Politics Fuels Anti-Muslim Rhetoric
Roll Call / Posted 4 days ago
you’re going to patrol other communities,” he said. Carson had just spoken at the annual commemoration of the speech Robert Kennedy gave in 1968 the night Martin Luther King, Jr., was shot — a speech that’s credited with preventing riots in... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
History: Freedom Riders arrestedMoved: The Jackson Woolworth’s Sit-In and the Movement It Inspired, describes t
History: Freedom Riders arrested
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 5 days ago
Moved: The Jackson Woolworth’s Sit-In and the Movement It Inspired, describes that event. May 29, 1961: Attorney General Robert Kennedy, citing the 1955 landmark ICC ruling in Sarah Keys v. Carolina Coach Company and the Supreme Court’s 1960... Read more
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Op-Ed News
DNC Poised to Repeat Mistakes of 1968the run-up to the Convention, over 80% of Democratic primary voters sided with
DNC Poised to Repeat Mistakes of 1968
Op-Ed News / Posted 5 days ago
the run-up to the Convention, over 80% of Democratic primary voters sided with the two anti-war candidates, Sen. Robert Kennedy (D-NY), the victim of an assassination, and Sen. Eugene McCarthy (D-MN). The will of the electorate was... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Freedom Riders recall violence faced 55 years agoexpected to follow the buses’ routes through the Jim Crow South. Rev. Dr. Marti
Freedom Riders recall violence faced 55 years ago
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 5 days ago
expected to follow the buses’ routes through the Jim Crow South. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy became involved, however, and eventually the buses were allowed to continue to Jackson, Mississippi. Then 19... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Surviving Freedom Riders recall violence they faced 55 years agoexpected to follow the buses' routes through the Jim Crow South. Rev. Dr. Marti
Surviving Freedom Riders recall violence they faced 55 years ago
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
expected to follow the buses' routes through the Jim Crow South. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy became involved, however, and eventually the buses were allowed to continue to Jackson, Mississippi. Then 19... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Surviving Freedom Riders recall violence faced 55 years agoexpected to follow the buses' routes through the Jim Crow South. Rev. Dr. Marti
Surviving Freedom Riders recall violence faced 55 years ago
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 6 days ago
expected to follow the buses' routes through the Jim Crow South. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy became involved, however, and eventually the buses were allowed to continue to Jackson, Mississippi. Then 19... Read more
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Raw Story
The time ‘the other Kennedy’ visited apartheid South AfricaWitwatersrand (Wits) with filmmaker Larry Shore on hand to discuss the film. Th
The time ‘the other Kennedy’ visited apartheid South Africa
Raw Story / Posted 7 days ago
Witwatersrand (Wits) with filmmaker Larry Shore on hand to discuss the film. The documentary chronicles American Senator Robert Kennedy’s visit to South Africa in 1966, recording many historical moments around his short visit, including the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Time 'The Other Kennedy' Visited Apartheid South AfricaWitwatersrand (Wits) with filmmaker Larry Shore on hand to discuss the film. Th
The Time 'The Other Kennedy' Visited Apartheid South Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Witwatersrand (Wits) with filmmaker Larry Shore on hand to discuss the film. The documentary chronicles American Senator Robert Kennedy's visit to South Africa in 1966, recording many historical moments around his short visit, including the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Book of the week is Kick by Paula Byrnefamily as they sit in the shade of some trees, Hyannis, Massachussetts, in the
Book of the week is Kick by Paula Byrne
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
family as they sit in the shade of some trees, Hyannis, Massachussetts, in the 1930s. Seated from left: Patricia Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, Rose Kennedy, John F Kennedy, Joseph P Kennedy Sr with Edward Kennedy on his lap. Standing from left : Joseph... Read more
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Boston Globe
Unions aren’t the political powerhouses they once wereBut if talk of union corruption conjures memories of Jimmy Hoffa, Robert Kenned
Unions aren’t the political powerhouses they once were
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
But if talk of union corruption conjures memories of Jimmy Hoffa, Robert Kennedy, and the fight to expose links with organized crime, a lot has changed since the 1950s. Unions, once a powerful force, have lost their central place in the American... Read more
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Daily Mail
Three 5th Avenue doormen could inherit $1m each from JFK's 'ex-fiance'classified FBI documents months before Kennedy was assassinated, director J. Ed
Three 5th Avenue doormen could inherit $1m each from JFK's 'ex-fiance'
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
classified FBI documents months before Kennedy was assassinated, director J. Edgar Hoover, told Attorney General Robert Kennedy about a court case involving Clark that might jeopardize the president's reelection. Clark was reportedly... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Details of National City Bernie Sanders Saturday rally releasedcandidate has visited National City. Then-Governor Bill Clinton spoke in Kimbal
Details of National City Bernie Sanders Saturday rally released
KGTV San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
candidate has visited National City. Then-Governor Bill Clinton spoke in Kimball Park in 1992. Prior to that, Senator Robert Kennedy spoke off the back of a truck in National City in 1968. The Sanders rally will not cost National City any... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Movie filmed in Maine by former congressman gets nationwide exposure1968 I was attending The London Film School,” he said. “In April 1968 Martin Lu
Movie filmed in Maine by former congressman gets nationwide exposure
Bangor Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
1968 I was attending The London Film School,” he said. “In April 1968 Martin Luther King (Jr.) was murdered. In June 1968 Robert Kennedy was murdered.” As a result, Mrazek quit film school and returned to the U.S. to pursue a career in... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
For Dropkick Murphys, Kennedy award is 'an extreme honor'really big on awards,” Casey said Tuesday in a Patriot Ledger phone interview.
For Dropkick Murphys, Kennedy award is 'an extreme honor'
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 11 days ago
really big on awards,” Casey said Tuesday in a Patriot Ledger phone interview. “But when something is in the namesake of Robert Kennedy, it’s an extreme honor. We’re very excited about it.”They’ll be honored along with Boston real estate... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
History: Malcolm X bornJohn Seigenthaler was beaten unconscious and left in the street after stopping
History: Malcolm X born
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 12 days ago
John Seigenthaler was beaten unconscious and left in the street after stopping to help two riders. Attorney General Robert Kennedy sent in federal marshals. May 21, 1961: A mob of several thousand segregationists besieged Ralph Abernathy’s... Read more
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Daily Mail
BRIAN VINER reviews Loving: A tale with heartrending performancesfew years later, stirred by the spirit of the burgeoning civil rights movement,
BRIAN VINER reviews Loving: A tale with heartrending performances
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
few years later, stirred by the spirit of the burgeoning civil rights movement, Mildred wrote to the attorney-general, Robert Kennedy, who referred their case to the America Civil Liberties Union. An ACLU lawyer, Bernard Cohen (Nick Kroll),... Read more
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Raw Story
A long-forgotten work of fiction foresees the rage and frustration of Donald Trump’s AmericaGene” college students knocking on doors and making phone calls, McCarthy does
A long-forgotten work of fiction foresees the rage and frustration of Donald Trump’s America
Raw Story / Posted 15 days ago
Gene” college students knocking on doors and making phone calls, McCarthy does surprisingly well, and then New York Sen. Robert Kennedy gets into the race, too. Johnson makes a surprise announcement that he will not seek a second term in the... Read more
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indieWIRE
Natalie Portman’s Kennedy Biopic 'Jackie' Swarmed By Cannes Buyershas the effect of blurring the lines between archival footage and reenactments.
Natalie Portman’s Kennedy Biopic 'Jackie' Swarmed By Cannes Buyers
indieWIRE / Posted 16 days ago
has the effect of blurring the lines between archival footage and reenactments. The movie also stars Peter Sarsgaard as Robert Kennedy and Greta Gerwig as a member of the White House staff. Darren Aronofsky, who directed Portman in 2010's "Black... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Looming political watershed unmatched in nearly five decadescountry was at war in 1968 in Southeast Asia; protesters were in the streets; c
Looming political watershed unmatched in nearly five decades
Bennington Banner / Posted 17 days ago
country was at war in 1968 in Southeast Asia; protesters were in the streets; cities burning; Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy both assassinated. Today, the story dominating the political discourse is the rise of Donald Trump and the... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Why GDP is a poor measure of progressrather than being treated as an expense. A repeated charge is that GDP is divor
Why GDP is a poor measure of progress
Namibia Economist / Posted 20 days ago
rather than being treated as an expense. A repeated charge is that GDP is divorced from notions of spiritual well-being. Robert Kennedy once famously took aim at GDP which, he said, counted cigarette advertising and jails but did not include “the... Read more
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Canberra Times
ARU could step in at ACT Brumbies and appoint respected Phil Thomson as leadermanager of community rugby Craig Leseberg was appointed as the interim Brumbies
ARU could step in at ACT Brumbies and appoint respected Phil Thomson as leader
Canberra Times / Posted 21 days ago
manager of community rugby Craig Leseberg was appointed as the interim Brumbies boss by the board after chairman Robert Kennedy met with the club's senior executives last week. But Thomson is one option available and has been floated as... Read more
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The Columbian
Schram: How the Republicans got trumpedin the University of Alabama doorway to block the enrollment of the first black
Schram: How the Republicans got trumped
The Columbian / Posted 21 days ago
in the University of Alabama doorway to block the enrollment of the first black students — but then-U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy sent in troops that integrated the university. But to those Northern Wallace fans, the appeal was that “they... Read more
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The North West Star
ARU could step in at ACT Brumbies and appoint respected Phil Thomson as leadermanager of community rugby Craig Leseberg was appointed as the interim Brumbies
ARU could step in at ACT Brumbies and appoint respected Phil Thomson as leader
The North West Star / Posted 21 days ago
manager of community rugby Craig Leseberg was appointed as the interim Brumbies boss by the board after chairman Robert Kennedy met with the club's senior executives last week. But Thomson is one option available and has been floated as... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Harvard to ban members of single-sex clubs from student leadership rolesmembers’ social status on campus” – members have included Theodore Roosevelt, F
Harvard to ban members of single-sex clubs from student leadership roles
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 21 days ago
members’ social status on campus” – members have included Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and John and Robert Kennedy – but also singled out men-only groups for misogynistic practices. Such practices, it said, included... Read more
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Canberra Times
Saturday serve: Game of Thrones or Four Corners in Brumbies drama with Michael Jonesdubbed it the 'Bold and the Brumbies' saga, but in reality it was more like a G
Saturday serve: Game of Thrones or Four Corners in Brumbies drama with Michael Jones
Canberra Times / Posted 23 days ago
dubbed it the 'Bold and the Brumbies' saga, but in reality it was more like a Game of Thrones war. Brumbies chairman Robert Kennedy and chief executive Michael Jones were allies before the club was hit with drama. Photo: Jeffrey Chan You... Read more
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The North West Star
Saturday serve: Game of Thrones or Four Corners in Brumbies drama with Michael Jonesof the Brumbies at heart, either as a $20 million business or a rugby team tryi
Saturday serve: Game of Thrones or Four Corners in Brumbies drama with Michael Jones
The North West Star / Posted 23 days ago
of the Brumbies at heart, either as a $20 million business or a rugby team trying to win a Super Rugby title. Chairman Robert Kennedy apologised to fans this week and ARU boss Bill Pulver came to Canberra to say the Brumbies were in a strong... Read more
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SaukValley.com
How the Grand Old Party got TrumpedSay what? I reminded them that in 1963, Wallace had famously stood in the Univ
How the Grand Old Party got Trumped
SaukValley.com / Posted 23 days ago
Say what? I reminded them that in 1963, Wallace had famously stood in the University of Alabama doorway to block the enrollment of the first black students – but then-U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy sent in troops that integrated the universi... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Trump's "Tremendous" Victory SpeechIndiana primary obliquely accused his father of being in league with Lee Harvey
Trump's "Tremendous" Victory Speech
Op-Ed News / Posted 24 days ago
Indiana primary obliquely accused his father of being in league with Lee Harvey Oswald the guy who assassinated President Robert Kennedy? If you think he likes you then you're more delusional and certifiable than I thought. "We're going to win... Read more
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The New Yorker
J.F.K., Up Closeof two black students there while trying to avoid violence. In the resulting fi
J.F.K., Up Close
The New Yorker / Posted 25 days ago
of two black students there while trying to avoid violence. In the resulting film, “Crisis” (also in the Criterion set), Robert Kennedy proved to be a master strategist, while his associate Nicholas Katzenbach, working in Tuscaloosa, devised and... Read more
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The Hill
Budowsky: Bernie Sanders, dream merchantweapons were often called impractical by opponents of FDR, JFK and Reagan. San
Budowsky: Bernie Sanders, dream merchant
The Hill / Posted 25 days ago
weapons were often called impractical by opponents of FDR, JFK and Reagan. Sanders calling for his revolution is like Robert Kennedy paraphrasing George Bernard Shaw: “Some men see things as they are and say, why; I dream things that never... Read more
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MPNnow.com
HISTORY OF ONTARIO COUNTY: The streets of Canandaigua's Ward 1of Ontario County; while Hamlin Drive recognized the Hamlin banking family of C
HISTORY OF ONTARIO COUNTY: The streets of Canandaigua's Ward 1
MPNnow.com / Posted 25 days ago
of Ontario County; while Hamlin Drive recognized the Hamlin banking family of Canandaigua. Kennedy Street honors both Robert Kennedy, a New York Supreme Court Justice from Canandaigua, and his brother T. Hamilton Kennedy, a former mayor of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Brumbies chairman apologises to fans for ugly civil warFormer Brumbies CEO Michael Jones. Photo / Getty Brumbies chairman Robert Kenn
Brumbies chairman apologises to fans for ugly civil war
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
Former Brumbies CEO Michael Jones. Photo / Getty Brumbies chairman Robert Kennedy has apologised to his club's fans for the ugly saga that ended with chief executive Michael Jones being paid to pack up and leave his office at the weekend. But... Read more
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Canberra Times
ARU boss Bill Pulver says Brumbies need long-term CEO after Michael Jones' departureJones has left the Super Rugby province in a strong financial position. Pulver
ARU boss Bill Pulver says Brumbies need long-term CEO after Michael Jones' departure
Canberra Times / Posted 26 days ago
Jones has left the Super Rugby province in a strong financial position. Pulver backed the Brumbies board and chairman Robert Kennedy said changes at board level weren't necessary. ARU CEO Bill Pulver has backed Brumbies chairman Robert... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Brumbies apologise to fans for ugly civil warBrumbies chairman Robert Kennedy apologises to fans for ugly civil war | DailyT
Brumbies apologise to fans for ugly civil war
Daily Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
Brumbies chairman Robert Kennedy apologises to fans for ugly civil war | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website BRUMBIES chairman Robert Kennedy has apologised to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Brumbies apologise to fans for ugly civil warBRUMBIES chairman Robert Kennedy has apologised to his club’s fans for the ugly
Brumbies apologise to fans for ugly civil war
The Courier Mail / Posted 26 days ago
BRUMBIES chairman Robert Kennedy has apologised to his club’s fans for the ugly saga that ended with chief executive Michael Jones being paid to pack up and leave his office at the weekend. But despite Kennedy saying a “sense of relief” had washed... Read more
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