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Standing In Dealey Plaza, Thinking . . .

Arriving for the first time at Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas, I stood transfixed, thinking, I could have shot President Kennedy. Without knowing much of anything about guns, that’s what immediately crossed my mind at the place where President John F.

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Neil Armstrong’s Mother Liked My Suit

Before I met Neil Armstrong’s mother, I bought a new suit. It was gray with blue pin stripes. I looked like a twenty-year-old banker in it. A pimply twenty-year-old banker. I thought of that suit again yesterday when the news came

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The Puzzle Without A Solution

I remember the day clearly. Fifty years ago, in the time when news still arrived in newspapers, the afternoon edition of the Toronto Telegram fell onto our small town Ontario doorstep reporting that Marilyn Monroe, age thirty-six, had been found dead at

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