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Dr. King’s death: 1968 in Washington DC

50 years ago, I heard Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., give his last public Sunday sermon at the National Cathedral.     In 1968 I was a brand new Air Force second lieutenant living in Washington DC.   I had only … Continue reading

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Wild in the Streets — Washington DC 1968-1971

From 1968-1971, before I entered flying training, I was assigned to a staff position in a command post in Washington, D.C. This was a time of great upheaval in America. In April 1968, two months after I arrived at Bolling … Continue reading

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