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Posted by on Feb 18, 2017 in Blog, Politics, Rants and Raves | 10 comments

Where’s Your Outrage? Where’s Your Decency?



I’m outraged.

As a regular consumer of daily news and someone who has known and worked with a great many dedicated members of the media, I’m profoundly disturbed by the events I’m witnessing.  I can’t help but get emotional about such a grotesque lack of respect and dignity, by the President, no less who calls the press “an enemy of the people.”

Where’s your outrage?  Where’s your sense of decency?

Here’s the truth.  My latest article.

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Posted by on Feb 22, 2016 in Blog, Personal | 5 comments

The Day I Met Jesse Owens




Jesse Owens died in 1980.  But nearly half a century later he remains an intriguing figure in history for what he experienced and endured not just in track and field, but in society as presumably one of America’s “heroes.”

I had the great honor of meeting Mr. Owens in person, once.  That occasion took place back in 1976, four years before his death.  Permit me to tell you that story.

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