Posts Tagged ‘World War II’

One Earth? Yes! But, One World? . . .

I’M NOT SURE WHY I REMEMBER THE ELECTION OF 1940 – I was only nine years old. But I do. Maybe it was because my dad lost his business in the early 1930s, not long after the depression began, then pulled himself out of the morass and rebuilt his business; then, despite his gutsy effort, […]


May 7, 1945 – May 7, 2011: Patriotism – its Decline and Fall – and Opportunity for Rebirth

May 7, 1945 was a special day. World War II ended in Europe on May 7, 1945 when German emissaries met with General Dwight Eisenhower at his schoolhouse headquarters in Reims, France. The New York Times headlines announced to an anxious world that on this day, Germany surrendered unconditionally. Thus, the ‘first leg” of the […]