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Posts on 12/06/99

Presidents Jimmy Carter and Herbert Hoover

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 12/06/99 7:09 am) The splendid C-SPAN series on American Presidents has reached Jimmy Carter and taken us to his hometown, Plains, Georgia, and to Atlanta, where the Carter Center ...

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Georgia: More on Kennesaw Mountain

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 12/06/99 7:09 am) My posting on the battle of Kennesaw Mountain was confusing in two respects. Firstly, I meant that baptizing a child with that name indicated his parents' pr ...

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Posts on 12/05/99

The Basque Country

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 12/05/99 1:03 pm) Our dear Basque friend, Ignacio Palacios Huerta, now at Brown University, welcomes Henry Levin's report on a Basque community:      ...

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Georgia: Kennesaw Mountain

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 12/05/99 7:10 am) I am a history buff (I believe that term meant to polish with a buff, a piece of buffalo skin), but I am not a battle buff, unlike some men who enjoy dressing up ...

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Posts on 12/04/99

Georgia

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 12/04/99 7:10 am) John Gehl is one of the admirable WAISers whom I have never met personally, but whom I feel as if I had known all my life. I noticed that his contribution to the WAI ...

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Posts on 12/03/99

The People

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 12/03/99 2:32 am) Les Robinson reports:      I was touched by Tor Guimaraes' account of some poor people who are above the prevailing corrupt ways of t ...

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Posts on 12/02/99

The Internet

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 12/02/99 10:59 am) One young man may be pleasant and interesting, but the more of them you put together, the worse things become; the end is a mob. For decades I have been watching h ...

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Official Corruption

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 12/02/99 2:33 am) We have frequently said that the sun, samba and carnival are not the real, grim Brazil where crime of all kinds is prevalent. We have also commended the work of Tra ...

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Official Corruption

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 12/02/99 2:32 am) Tor Guimaraes from Brazil writes:      Regarding corruption and all the human abuse that goes on in Brazil, sometimes I think of my mot ...

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Posts on 12/01/99

The Basque Country

(Ronald Hilton, USA, 12/01/99 1:05 pm) Henry Levin of Columbia University asks:      Have you seen this new book, The World of the Basques by Mark Kurlansky? It is written well ...

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