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Publisher Joseph Pulitzer Publisher Joseph Pulitzer
[1847 - Joseph Pulitzer, publisher, born in Mako, Hungary]

Elm tree
[1872 - Nebraskans plant over a million trees in celebration of first Arbor Day]

Labor Secretary Frances Perkins Labor Secretary Frances Perkins
[1882 - Frances Coralie Perkins, first woman cabinet member, (Labor Secretary), born in Boston]

Writer Claire Boothe Luce Congresswoman Claire Boothe Luce
[1903 - Claire Booth Luce, playwright, editor, Congresswoman, Ambassador, born in New York City]

Martin Denny with his group Martin Denny - Quiet Village
[1911 - Martin Denny, composer, arranger, pianist, born in New York City]

Actor Chuck Connors as The Rifleman
[1921 - Chuck (Kevin Joseph Aloysius) Connors,
athlete, actor, born in Brooklyn]

Journalist & Author David Halberstam
[1934 - David Halberstam, Pulitzer Prize-
winning journalist, author, born in New York City]

USS Thresher (SSN-593) at launch at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

[1963 - USS Thresher (SSN-593) and 16 officers, 96 enlisted men, and 21 civilians are lost at sea]

USS Thresher (SSN-593) underway on surface


A boy takes responsibility for what he is.
A man takes responsibility for what he does.
A leader takes responsibility for what happens.
A great leader makes good things happen by moral means.


William's Whimsical Words:

A leader for the ages changes the paradigm.

Chagall's White Crucifixion

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