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  • by Stephen Brunig
    Aug 29, 2013
    posted in Opinion

    28 August 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the landmark March on Washington. The brainchild of A. Phillip Randolph in the 1940s, he finally saw his dream come true when civil rights advocates descended on the Nation’s Capitol to urge our government to address issues of freedom and economic equality.

  • by Stephen Brunig
    Aug 20, 2013
    posted in Opinion

    Towards the end of 2012, politics seemed to dominate news cycle. This could hardly be surprising in an election year, but this increased public awareness generated a lot of questions, and almost every media outlet had something to contribute. Steven Spielberg’s film “Lincoln” fit quite easily into this discussion, even though Spielberg insisted on waiting until after the election to premier his film (link).

 
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