Tag Archives: Nation and World

1961: Too Much Publicity for the Space Flight

Was there too much live publicity for the first American space flight in 1961?

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1940: Is Life Precious or Cheap in War?

Life, normally so precious, seems to be reckoned far too cheaply during a war, this 1940 editorial states…

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1986: Merger of Lutheran Churches

An excerpt from a longer article about the merger that created the ELCA. Very interesting stuff, and it still has bearing on congregations today, which generally do trace their history all the way back.

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1986: Khadafi Appears in a Pea Pod

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1940: No Farm Profits in War

War wasn’t likely to open any markets for farmers, this 1940 editorial predicted.

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1940: Diaries and Discretion

What are people really thinking about the war, wondered this 1940 Daily Globe editorial.

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1940: Nazi Peace Bid Underway

A newspaper reported the Nazis were trying for peace in 1940.

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1961: The Worthington Take on JFK

The Daily Globe editorial examined John F. Kennedy’s first 17 days in office in February, 1961.

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1940: A Lesson from the Finns

America is at least safe to build permanently. We should be doing much better than we are. So said this 1940 Daily Globe editorial.

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1961: Ham and Chimp

This Associated Press photo shows Ham the Chimp, who went into space in 1961.

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