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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Hitler
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers:
On Feb. 18 Maria Franziska von Trapp passed away after spending her life as a performer alongside her six siblings, and later as a lay-missionary with her step-mother in Papua New Guinea.
German investigators have arrested three old men who were particularly brutal guards at Auschwitz, ages 88, 92 and 94. They're old, but the last of the survivors of the death camps are old, too.
In politics, as in war, you need power to win, and you don’t dissipate your forces fighting battles that you are sure to lose. Symbolism and emotional self-indulgence are just not worth it.
For former state Rep. Pete Turnham of Auburn, "The Monuments Men" is not a Hollywood movie about World War II. It's part of his life.
George Clooney, movie director, started out with so much promise.
Beijing wants the world to frame its military tensions with Tokyo in the context of World War II, when China was the victim and Japan the aggressor.
Buoyed by his characteristically soaring spirit, the surging crowd around him and a pair of canes, Pete Seeger walked through the streets of Manhattan leading an Occupy Movement protest in 2011.
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City employed several of the people portrayed in the new movie, "The Monuments Men," which tells how they worked to save art threatened during World War II.
Since the world has often been a dangerous place, America's military and foreign aid are widespread around the globe. Some politicians decry the role of America as the policeman of the world. However, there is much to consider in the current abandonment of American influence, especially in the Middle East and Far East.
Last week, my friend and colleague, Mikhail Kalashnikov, was laid to rest in Moscow after a long and distinguished career that made his name instantly recognizable the world over. He will be long remembered here in Russia and by his many friends around the world.
'Tis the season of the long holiday for toilers in the Groves of Academe
Where you're born on the calendar of history makes all the difference in the world. We watch the protests of the young and restless unfold in Kiev's Independence Square and our sympathy goes out to them in their quest to be linked in partnership with the West.
Three men were arrested in England last week for posting anti-Semitic tweets after Tottenham Hotspur's Premier League game against West Ham United in October, Haaretz first reported.
Those marked by the Gestapo for death were doomed. Only in the rarest of circumstances was escape an option.
I will show them.'" He had come to Hitler saying that as a longtime friend of Germany, he wanted to warn him that Nazi anti-Jewish policies were harming the nation's interests.
"These are not views that I hold or believe in," he said. "In the video, I see someone who needs help, who's vulnerable. It's the shell of John Galliano. I see someone who's been pushed to the edge."