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Tony & Jonna Mendez

Former CIA Officer Discusses Movie Role

By Tony & Jonna Mendez, Posted December 9th, 2013

Written by Scott Neumyer

If you’re a fan of the 2012 Academy Award Best Picture winner Argo, then you probably know the name Tony Mendez. Portrayed by Ben Affleck in the film, Mendez is the CIA officer who was instrumental in the Argo operation that helped rescue six American hostages in Tehran while... READ MORE

Michelle Singletary

Tips on Getting the Most out of Gift Cards

By Michelle Singletary, Posted December 5th, 2013

I get a lot of gift cards, and I bet you do, too.

Since it’s often hard to buy for people, our friends and relatives have resorted to giving us these cards. Once seen as the lazy person’s go-to present, gift cards have become a practical and acceptable way to give.

This holiday season,... READ MORE

Scott MacIntyre

Scott MacIntyre's Christmas Album is a Success

By Scott MacIntyre, Posted December 3rd, 2013

Reviewed by Markos Papadatos

Scott MacIntyre, an alum of the reality singing competition "American Idol," released his holiday album "Christmas in Paris," on November 19.

It commences with the haunting "O Come, O Come Emmanuel" and it is followed by "We Three Kings."

His album includes the uplifting... READ MORE

Glenn Beck

Author Glenn Beck shares incredible story of wartime bravery

By Glenn Beck, Posted December 3rd, 2013

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Radio host Glenn Beck shared Wednesday an incredible story of wartime bravery and charity — and you’ve probably never heard of it.

The story, dating back to the American Civil War, involves neither gun nor bayonet, but water.

“I want to tell you a story that we left... READ MORE

Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin

Former Secret Service Agent Discusses New Book

By Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin, Posted November 25th, 2013

Written by Roxanne Roberts with Emily Yahr

The flood of stories on the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination dropped off dramatically this weekend, after nonstop coverage of the death and its aftermath. But for Clint Hill, the story never really goes away.

Hill was the Secret... READ MORE

Oliver North

Author Oliver North Chronicles the Toll of War

By Oliver North, Posted November 25th, 2013

Written ny Kenneth Burns

Parts of Oliver North’s new book are tough going.

In “American Heroes on the Homefront: The Hearts of Heroes,” he and co-author Bob Hamer profile service members who were injured or killed while deployed, and their loved ones. The descriptions are graphic.... READ MORE

Ruben Gonzalez

How to be Flexible Like an Olympian

By Ruben Gonzalez, Posted November 25th, 2013

We live in times of constant and rapid change. Because of this, one of the most important qualities you can develop to succeed in the 21st century is the quality of flexibility. Flexibility means approaching life's circumstances with an open mind ever ready to make course changes.
The opposite of flexibility... READ MORE

Michael Reagan

Michael Reagan reflects on the JFK Assassination [VIDEO]

By Michael Reagan, Posted November 22nd, 2013

Michael Reagan 3    One person who vividly remembers the day J.F.K. died, is a man who's father would one day be president himself. Michael Reagan, son of Ronald Reagan, told CBS 13 he worried the same thing might happen to his dad. Including the day, it almost did

“He would give it... READ MORE

Dennis  Hastert

Dennis Hastert Joins AMAC Board of Advisors

By Dennis Hastert, Posted November 22nd, 2013

Written By IVN Staff

J. Dennis Hastert, the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, has joined the Board of Advisors of the Association of Mature American Citizens.
"The addition of Speaker Hastert to the AMAC team strengthens our ability to serve our more than one million members as we seek... READ MORE

Scott MacIntyre

'American Idol' Alum Scott MacIntyre Releases Christmas Album

By Scott MacIntyre, Posted November 22nd, 2013

Written by Sherrill Fulghum

November brings Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, cold weather, and Christmas albums.

Classically trained piano player, singer, and songwriter Scott MacIntyre has released his first full length 12 song Christmas album - "Christmas in Paris". The album features... READ MORE

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