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  • The Paul Wolfowitz of the '60s

    It was apt of President Bush to invoke the specter of the Vietnam War in his recent comments on Iraq, because his ill-fated activism in the Middle East is so clearly reminiscent of U.S. policy in the 1960s, when taking the good fight to America's "Third...
  • Patriotism and the presidency

    As the presidential campaign wends through its final days, a disturbing, discordant note has entered the vernacular of the race. After months of a spirited but serious debate about the future of the country -- about whether our common lot is best...
  • Sputnik's warning

    Few Americans have ever heard of Sergei Pavlovich Korolev. But he is the reason that NASA was created and that we went to the moon. It is because of this anonymous Russian that we have federally backed college loans in this country and National Football...
  • Vietnam's real lessons

    FINDING IN THE DEBACLE of the Vietnam War a rationale for sustaining the U.S. military presence in Iraq requires considerable imagination. If nothing else, President Bush's speech to the Veterans of Foreign Wars earlier this week revealed a hitherto...
  • Colorado's day of prayer debate

    Colorado's day of prayer debate
    Like Thomas Jefferson, we believe that the 1st Amendment to the Constitution erects a "wall of separation" between church and state. Government punches through that wall when it requires official prayers in public schools or bestows tax dollars on...
  • Pedro 'Cuban Pete' Aguilar, mambo legend, dies at 81

    Pedro "Cuban Pete" Aguilar, one of the leading mambo dancers of the 1950s who performed for presidents and other world leaders and was featured in Life magazine, has died. He was 81. The mambo legend died Jan. 13 of heart failure at the Sinai Plaza...
  • The first suppers: A tradition of inaugural meals

    The first suppers: A tradition of inaugural meals
    Barack Obama will be sworn into office on Tuesday -- just weeks before the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth. Obama's inaugural theme, "A New Birth of Freedom," has, fittingly, been drawn from his fellow Illinoisan's Gettysburg Address, and he's...
  • Bernard W. Rogers dies at 87; Army general introduced major reforms

    Bernard W. Rogers dies at 87; Army general introduced major reforms
    Bernard W. Rogers, a four-star general who introduced major reforms as Army chief of staff in the 1970s and who later was the top military commander of NATO, died Oct. 27 in Virginia after a heart attack. He was 87. After bringing changes in recruiting...
  • Larry Devlin dies at 86; CIA station chief in Congo

    Larry Devlin, a CIA station chief in Congo who claimed to have refused an order to assassinate the ousted prime minister, Patrice Lumumba, during the newly independent nation's chaotic early days, died Dec. 6 of emphysema at his home in Lake of the Woods,...
  • PASSINGS

    Susan Hibbert Witness to Germany's surrender Susan Hibbert, 84, who typed the English version of the German surrender document ending World War II and then messaged London to announce the accord had been signed, died Feb. 2, according to the British...
  • Hugely popular painter Andrew Wyeth dies at 91

    Hugely popular painter Andrew Wyeth dies at 91
    Andrew Wyeth, whose realistic yet often melancholy paintings of rural Pennsylvania and Maine made him one of America's most popular living artists, and whose 1948 landscape "Christina's World" was one of the 20th century's most famous artworks, died...