Watergate And The “Witch Hunt”

Public impeachment hearings begin in the House this week in Washington. They won’t just be seen on the cable news networks this time. Daytime game shows and soap operas will give way to the first public testimony on the major broadcast networks as well. Some of us of a certain age recall another set of…
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Gene Autry

Ken Burns’ wonderful, new documentary series County Music on PBS is just terrific. I hope you got a chance to see it. I was especially taken with one particular section of the film, on the country’s “singing cowboys” of the late 1940’s and early 1950’s. It got me thinking. That’s not always a good thing,…
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October (Scam) Fest

I don’t like online scammers very much. You know, the kind who steal the identity of a Facebook friend and then try to convince you to give up your personal information. It’s not very nice. So, from time time, I like to turn the tables on the scammers a little bit and, at the very…
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Facebook Fury

It’s funny what will get some people riled up on Facebook. I started posting on Facebook many years ago as a way to bring attention to some of the stories and interviews I was doing on television at the time. These days I post for my own amusement and perhaps for a bit of shameless…
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Twenty Questions (Or So) For Doug Allen Nash

Ken Burn’s terrific PBS documentary series County Music could result in a whole new batch of country music fans. And now a new voice is about to be heard in Grand Forks for the first time. Nashville recording artist and consummate showman Doug Allen Nash is bringing his acclaimed tribute to music icons Johnny Cash…
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