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John F. Kennedy

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  • Schaller's 'humble origins' theory doesn't apply to JFK

    Why did columnist Thomas F. Schaller leave out the privileged John F. Kennedy as one of the presidents since World War lI who worked successfully on behalf of working-class Americans ("The virtues of a president with humble origins," Oct. 31)? Was it...
  • 50 years ago: Peace activist passes through Harford on way to see JFK

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, December 6, 1962: Max Daetwyler, a 76-year-old man from Switzerland, passed through Harford County on his journey from New York to Washington, D.C. Daetwyler was an advocate of scrapping all armaments...
  • Eagle Archive: For people who want to make history, Election Day is your chance

    As the 2012 presidential campaign soldiers on toward its final days, no one seems at a loss for an opinion on the outcome. Since 2010 in Maryland, we don't have to wait until the first Tuesday in November to vote. Early voting centers — in...
  • Batts, new Baltimore police chief pick, says he's committed

    Batts, new Baltimore police chief pick, says he's committed
    Baltimore's next police commissioner believes the drug trade is at the core of crime problems from car break-ins to gang killings. And it's an issue that Anthony W. Batts says he's seen up close. "I have relatives who have had addiction problems, and...
  • Letter writer asks, 'Why not' an arts center?

    Editor:  It has been said (most notably by Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw and later in an address by President John F. Kennedy) that some people look at things as they are and ask "why?" while others dream of things that never were, and ask "why...
  • E. William Scriba, former T. Rowe Price vice president

    E. William Scriba, former T. Rowe Price vice president
    E. William "Bill" Scriba, a former T. Rowe Price treasurer and vice president who dedicated himself to supporting the Johns Hopkins University, died Aug. 28 at his residence in an assisted-living community in Sunnyvale, Calif., of undetermined causes....
  • Union Rags tracks down Paynter in final stretch to win Belmont Stakes

    Union Rags tracks down Paynter in final stretch to win Belmont Stakes
    Elmont, NY – Paynter stayed where he was, a few feet off the rail, charging toward the finish. Everyone whose heart had been broken by Union Rags before must have had the same thought: he's not going to squeeze through. But then, delivering upon...
  • Questions persist for Derby contender Union Rags, and for his handlers

    Questions persist for Derby contender Union Rags, and for his handlers
    Michael Matz and his assistants are tired of the question — most trainers and riders are by this point in the week before the country's most talked-about horse race — and give mostly a perfunctory answer. "He's just a really nice horse,"...
  • 50th anniversary of John Glenn's Friendship 7 flight

     
    From the Sun's print edition:Baltimore Sun librarian Paul McCardell offers this post: "Godspeed, John Glenn." Fellow astronaut Scott Carpenter spoke those words 50 years ago on Feb. 20, 1962, during the launch of Mercury spacecraft "Friendship 7." On bo.....
  • Team Obama: World Police

    Team Obama: World Police
    If there existed any remaining doubt that Barack Obama has completed his conversion from an anti-Iraq war candidate to a presidential hawk, it was eviserated this weekend when the United States launched a series of military strikes on Libya.  The...
  • If the economy is so terrible, why is Obama winning?

    If the economy is so terrible, why is Obama winning?
    It's the economy, stupid — or maybe not. President Barack Obama, with the help of congressional allies, has taken key issues that should be dooming him and turned them to his advantage. Economists agree that growth is slow and jobs scarce...
  • 'Top Chef: DC' recap: Cold War conspiracy

     
    Here's Michelle with a recap of last night's Top Chef, now not featuring Baltimore's own Timothy Dean. Take it away, Michelle!:Tonight's "Top Chef: DC" starts out on a sweet note. Awwww. All of the chefs are missing Timothy Dean. He......