John Boehner

The former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives is a funny guy. From humble beginnings he becomes second in the line of succession to the Presidency. Hard as nails in outward persona, he is prone to shed tears. He looks like he could model men’s wear for Wall Street bankers, yet he retains the … More John Boehner

Wide World of Sports

Back in the Stone Age, and only three television channels, watching sports was severely limited by today’s standards. Thanks to my pal T.J. for the idea to revisit the old days of mostly black & white television. ABC’s Wide World of Sports, on Saturday afternoons, was a cavalcade of sports programming. No, it was not … More Wide World of Sports

The Other Truth

We live in a world where you can pick your truth and whatever “facts” support it.  No longer are we confined to information that we do not agree with or support.  Thankfully, the world now allows each of us to be right. With the help of technology, we can adapt reality.  I do not care … More The Other Truth

Tom Brokaw: The Fall of Richard Nixon

The subtitle is: A Reporter Remembers Watergate.   A subtitle to the subtitle might be: Who is Richard Nixon, a question Brokaw tries to answer. Retired news anchor Brokaw has written several books including The Greatest Generation, a huge bestseller. Brokaw returns with a subject quite familiar to him, Richard Nixon. Brokaw traces events of 1973 … More Tom Brokaw: The Fall of Richard Nixon