Thoughts of the day: Bashir’s smear and Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address
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Thoughts of the day: Bashir’s smear and Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

I am thinking today about the power of words. Actually, I think about words every day. But, the controversy surrounding MSNBC host Martin Bashir’s vicious words for political pundit Sarah Palin and subsequent apology is an important reminder for how words, if not used with a reasonable amount of diplomacy and discretion, can produce disastrous … Continue reading »

Author reaches back into history for writing success
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Author reaches back into history for writing success

Author and historian Rebecca Marshall Farnbach has carved out a successful niche in the historical writing genre. Her exhaustive research into the archives of long-forgotten eras of small towns throughout Southern California has allowed her to resurrect their rich histories for readers of all ages. Q: Tell a little about yourself and how you came … Continue reading »