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Young Joseph Pulitzer    Joseph Pulitzer    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 the first Arbor Day]

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

Claire Boothe Luce    Editor Claire Boothe Luce    Playwright 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    Musician Martin Denny    Martin Denny's - Quiet Village
[1911 - Martin Denny, band leader, composer, arranger, pianist, born in New York City]

morgan-harry4    Actor Harry Morgan
[1915 - Harry Morgan (Bratsberg), Emmy Award-winning actor, born in Detroit]

Nobel Prize Organic Chemist Robert Woodward
[1917 - Robert Burns Woodward, Nobel Prize-winning scientist, born in Boston]

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

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

Cowboy Quarterback Don Meredith    MNF Don Meredith
[1938 - Don (Joseph Donald) Meredith, Dallas Cowboy Quarterback, ABC broadcaster born
in Mount Vernon, Texas]

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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