Monthly Archives: December 2017

A better place

I was saddened to hear via Twitter this week that Christine Schmid Engels’s Mother died on December 24, 2017.  She had been in hospice care.  As the holiday neared, Christine reached out on Twitter, offering hope for a peaceful day … Continue reading

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Perspectives

November 20, 1972.  Negotiators return to France for ongoing talks about accords to end the Vietnam War. In October, Henry A. Kissinger, national security advisor to the President of the United States, declared that “peace is at hand.”  But archival records later … Continue reading

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