If I ever in my life have everything going well at the same time, I swear I won't even know how to act. Overall, life is good and I'm thankful for it, but if one thing is going well I can always count on something else being just the opposite.
In reminiscence interviews, the interviewee will remember an event occurring, but may remember inaccurately details about it. In those cases, corroborate dates and other details by consulting other sources.
September 07, 2015|
By Harvey S. Teal
Provided by the Kershaw County Historical Society
If there's one thing Senior Staff Writer Jim Tatum and I can talk for hours about it's favorite movies and TV shows from our younger days. We have a particularly connected history when it comes to this stuff, as he and I both lived in the D.C. area at various times and, therefore, watched some of the same shows. As youngsters, we mostly enjoyed shows on WDCA-TV 20. This is back in the 1970s, folks, so bear with me here -- that was a long time ago (right, Jim?).
At the Battle of Camden's 235th anniversary, I spoke on behalf of the city. I remembered Bono, rock star and humanitarian, stating every country on earth had been founded on imperial power, or nationalism, or even liberty, but that only one nation had been founded on an idea, and this nation was us, and the idea, the most revolutionary idea in history, is all men are created equal. Our soldiers, beginning in our Revolution, did not merely sacrifice their lives for their tribe or their families or even their nation. Repeating the final words of Baron DeKalb, they were ...
September 04, 2015|
By Camden Mayor Tony Scully
C-I contributing columnist
WASHINGTON -- We're going to have Donald Trump around for a while, which prompts the question: What is Trumpism? Or, to put it more tartly, is there a coherent political philosophy underlying his candidacy?
September 02, 2015|
By Ruth Marcus
Washington Post Writer's Group
Isn't it funny -- by that I mean strange -- how things have a way of working out? Call it fate, destiny, karma, luck, a blessing or any combination of those things, sometimes the timing of certain events in our lives is uncanny.