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  • 29 April 2017
  • Author: Judith Kaul
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On July 4, 2016 America celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the United States Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Today, President Obama celebrated early by signing Freedom of Information Improvement Act of 2016 (S.337, passed on June 13, 2016) into law. President Lyndon Johnson signed the original FOIA on July 4, 1966. It was intended to “provide guidelines for the public availability of the records of Federal departments and agencies.” Freedom of Information Act, Pub. L. No. 89-487, 80 ...    
  • 30 June 2016
  • Author: Judith Kaul
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Recently, President Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Cuba since Calvin Coolidge did so in 1928. Of course, another famous President, Theodore Roosevelt invaded Cuba in 1898, as Asst. Secretary of the Navy, prior to becoming president. President Obama and Raul Castro had a televised press conference, including a reporter asking President Castro if he would release political prisoners. Here are selected articles about the recent trip; autobiographies of Fidel Castro; ...    
  • 29 March 2016
  • Author: Andy Dorchak
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Currently, the U.S. presidential campaign is dominated by conversation about the personalities, temperament and, character of those seeking to follow President Obama.      
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