Archive | June, 2012

Bob at Boys Town; Preface: Born to Run

June 24, 2012

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In the pristine speaker’s theater of Boys Town’s sprawling Omaha campus, forty teenagers sat in silence, their attention alternating between Nebraska’s 1988 Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, Robert Kerrey, and the woman nearby who, with manual eloquence, interpreted his message. “In 1969, I went to Vietnam as a platoon officer for the U.S. Navy. […]

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BORN to RUN: The Life & Times of Bob Kerrey

June 24, 2012

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One day in the early 1990’s, I picked up the phone in Bethesda, Maryland and on the line was Eunice Kennedy Shriver. She told me she’d just finished my biography of Bob Kerrey (St. Martin’s Press, 1992) and found it fascinating. “I notice that you’re from Lincoln, Nebraska,” Shriver said. “Just like Ted Sorensen. You […]

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Sarah Paley: Kerrey’s Secret (SuperStar) Weapon

June 24, 2012

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Who knew my first Post would feature Sarah Paley, Bob Kerrey’s wife whom I’ve never met. For some time, I’ve been analyzing the University of Nebraska Foundation’s annual IRS-required Form 990 and I’ve discovered some “interesting” irregularities. Ergo, I planned to list the most egregious. Starting with a couple of odd addresses. But since I’ve […]

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Keystone Pipeline Protest (Picture 3)

June 9, 2012

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Keystone Pipeline Protest (Picture 3)

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Keystone Pipeline Protest (Picture 2)

June 9, 2012

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Keystone Pipeline Protest (Picture 2)

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Keystone Pipeline Protest (Picture 1)

June 9, 2012

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Keystone Pipeline Protest (Picture 1)

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