Posts Tagged: Richard Nixon

‘JoePa’ Joe Paterno remembered as winning coach, builder of character

(Editor’s note: At the end of the day, when the final reckoning is made, let us remember that above all, Joe Paterno was a great coach.) STATE COLLEGE, Penn. – Joe Paterno, the longtime Penn State coach who won more

‘JoePa’ Joe Paterno remembered as winning coach, builder of character

(Editor’s note: At the end of the day, when the final reckoning is made, let us remember that above all, Joe Paterno was a great coach.) STATE COLLEGE, Penn. – Joe Paterno, the longtime Penn State coach who won more

Former Litton president Roy L. Ash, 93, advised Nixon, Ford on government budget, management

LOS ANGELES – Roy L. Ash, a co-founder and former president of Litton Industries who served as director of the Office of Management and Budget in the 1970s during the Nixon and Ford administrations, has died. He was 93. Ash,

Former Litton president Roy L. Ash, 93, advised Nixon, Ford on government budget, management

LOS ANGELES – Roy L. Ash, a co-founder and former president of Litton Industries who served as director of the Office of Management and Budget in the 1970s during the Nixon and Ford administrations, has died. He was 93. Ash,

Accordionist Merv Conn, 91, played at Washington Senators’ games, weddings and bar mitzvahs

ROCKVILLE, Md. – Merv Conn, 91 , an accordionist whose oom-pah-pah polkas and renditions of Beatles pop tunes enlivened Oktoberfest fetes, Washington Senators baseball games and audiences at the White House, died Dec. 20 at the National Lutheran Home in

Accordionist Merv Conn, 91, played at Washington Senators’ games, weddings and bar mitzvahs

ROCKVILLE, Md. – Merv Conn, 91 , an accordionist whose oom-pah-pah polkas and renditions of Beatles pop tunes enlivened Oktoberfest fetes, Washington Senators baseball games and audiences at the White House, died Dec. 20 at the National Lutheran Home in

John Kennedy’s assassination brought journalist Tom Wicker to prominence

(This article appeared in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Nov. 30, 2011 and was likely published the day after Wicker’s death. Read more athttp://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/26/us/tom-wicker-journalist-and-author-dies-at-85.html.) (I  had the great privilege of interviewing Tom Wicker years ago in Asheville, NC, when he spoke

John Kennedy’s assassination brought journalist Tom Wicker to prominence

(This article appeared in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Nov. 30, 2011 and was likely published the day after Wicker’s death. Read more athttp://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/26/us/tom-wicker-journalist-and-author-dies-at-85.html.) (I  had the great privilege of interviewing Tom Wicker years ago in Asheville, NC, when he spoke