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Joel Klein

Why Tablets Are So Much Better Than Textbooks

By Joel Klein, Posted November 15th, 2013

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Written by Peter Jacobs

Amplify is an education company using technology towards a simple goal — change the way students interact and learn in the classroom.
CEO Joel Klein — the former Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education — told Business Insider that Amplify... READ MORE

Michelle Singletary

The Right Steps to Giving to Disaster Relief

By Michelle Singletary, Posted November 14th, 2013

The images from the Philippines following the destruction of Typhoon Haiyan are heart-wrenching.

“Totally destroyed,” one survivor said, describing the city of Tacloban. In another dispatch from Reuters, one woman talked about her 11 missing family members. “I can’t... READ MORE

Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin

Remarkable "60 Minutes" interview clip of Clint Hill from 1975

By Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin, Posted November 14th, 2013

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"60 Minutes" interview clip of Secret Service Agent, Clint Hill, speaking with Mike Wallace on December 7, 1975--12 years after the Kennedy Assassination.

Now, looking back 50 years, Clint Hill tells his story for the first time to audiences around the country—how a Secret Service agent who started... READ MORE

Oliver North

Book Review "American Heroes: On The Homefront" by Oliver North

By Oliver North, Posted November 12th, 2013

Written by: John R. Coyne Jr.

Lt. Col. Oliver North, a retired Marine, author, columnist and host of the award-winning documentary series “War Stories” on the Fox News Channel, was once called by President Reagan “an American hero.” He has the credentials to... READ MORE

Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin

Former Secret Service Agent Clint Hill Recounts 1963 Assassination

By Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin, Posted November 12th, 2013

Clint Hill 4Former Secret Service agent Clint Hill, a North Dakota native, was in the motorcade when President John F. Kennedy was assasinated on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas. Hill spoke on Tuesday night in Bismarck and said that event has been with him every day since.... READ MORE

Steve Russell

Lt. Col. Steve Russell Calls Veterans to Action

By Steve Russell, Posted November 11th, 2013

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Lt. Col. Steve Russell served 21-years in the United States Army and was a driving force behind the capture of Saddam Hussein.  ? ?"We make it happen together, in wars, and extreme circumstances," said Russell, recalling his time of service.

Members of Russell's family have served in... READ MORE

Michelle Singletary

A Veterans Day deal for maximizing Social Security benefits

By Michelle Singletary, Posted November 11th, 2013

You’ve heard of Veterans Day deals. Well, there’s one special offer — access to an online tool to help the nation’s military maximize their Social Security benefits — that could put more money in the pockets of veterans. But it’s free on Nov.... READ MORE

Scott Rasmussen

One-Size-Fits-All Govt. Can't Work in the iPad Era

By Scott Rasmussen, Posted November 11th, 2013

Washington's political class fundamentally misunderstands the role of politics and government in American society. They act as if government is the central force in American life and that its decisions guide the course of the nation. In historical reality, societal trends embrace new technology... READ MORE

Elizabeth Smart

Elizabeth Smart Shares Her Story [VIDEO]

By Elizabeth Smart, Posted November 7th, 2013

Written by Eric Wilstein

Kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart shared her story with students at Bowling Green State University on Tuesday, and promoted her recently-published memoir.

Smart was the inaugural speaker for the BGSU University Libraries’ “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Stories”... READ MORE

Oliver North

Author Releases New Book "American Heroes: On The Homefront"

By Oliver North, Posted November 5th, 2013

Author Oliver North presents his book "American Heroes: On The Homefront" and the stories behind those who stepped up to serve the U.S after 9/11.

The New York Times bestselling author of "Heroes Proved" brings a moving and inspirational chronicle of our national heroes’... READ MORE

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