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Noah Webster

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  • If the Second Amendment means anything, it means the right of individuals to keep and bear arms

    The Sun's position on the gun issue is all too easy to predict — support all laws restricting firearms, then fail to make a distinction as to who's doing the shooting ("Attack on Md. gun laws," March 7).
  • 88 books that shaped America, at the Library of Congress

     
    The Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?

    Jim Murray, April 14, 1961

     
    April 14, 1961: The arrival of major league baseball in Los Angeles has curtailed network TV's games of the week, so that sports announcer Dizzy Dean is off the local airwaves, which may be good news to Los Angeles’ English...

    Close-up on West Hartford

    Close-up on West Hartford
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: The land was taken from the western part of Hartford, which was founded in 1637, and incorporated as a separate town in 1854. LOOK IT UP: Lexicographer and author Noah Webster was born in West Hartford in 1758. His "Blue-Backed...

    Health Insurance Critic Wendell Potter: Why I Turned Against My Industry

    Wendell Potter, the former CIGNA Corp. public relations executive, now outspoken critic of health insurers, has been a high-profile catalyst in the debate over health reform — with a message that the insurance business model fails most consumers....