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“Today, as this bill becomes law, America ends a period of decline in her vast and world-famous transportation system. Because of the prompt and bipartisan action of Congress, we can now ensure for our children a special part of their heritage — a network of highways and mass transit that has enabled our commerce to thrive, our country to grow, and our people to roam freely and easily to every corner of our land.”
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There’s a saying that a free press’s key mission is to “comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.”
At the risk of sounding like a whiny baby who never got invited to one of these gigs, allow me now to say that the Washington Correspondents Dinner is a disgrace to the high-minded mission that the D.C. 408 more words
Dark Victory, starring Humphrey Bogart and Bette Davis (and Ronald Reagan!), premiered this week in 1939.
Visions of China: Ten Songs About China. Ronald Reagan Arrives in China For A Six Day Visit, The First Visit By An American President Since Richard Nixon in 1972. This Day in History, 26/04/1984.
1. Japan ‘Visions of China’
(from the album Tin Drum, 1981).
2. The Ramones ‘Chinese Rock’
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