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May.20.2011
Just before I logged on to check my email and found a request from Red Room asking authors to blog about leadership, something interesting happened. I came across a scrap of paper I did not recognize and on which the following quote was typed: "The leaders I met, whatever walk of life they...
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May.02.2011
Until late Sunday evening on May 1, 2011, the big news in discussions focused on President Barack Obama throughout the weekend was that he and First Lady Michelle Obama were scheduled to appear on the Oprah Winfrey show on May 2. Then TV journalists interrupted regular television broadcasts at...
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Oct.28.2010
For the better part of 2010, I've been working as part of an editorial team to help produce a series of history books on America's antebellum South.  Like many of us who delve deeply into the past with hopes of retrieving something useful for the present, my attention became so absorbed by the...
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Jun.16.2010
Dear Mr. Baldwin- If I were not writing this letter to you as one of my favorite authors, I would probably be writing it to Barack Obama because there is a great deal about him which tends to remind me of a great deal about you. The sentence structures he employs in his memoir, Dreams from My...
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Mar.28.2010
While campaigning for the presidency of the United States of America, Barack Obama was often asked why he felt he was qualified for the job and he would answer that, according to supporters and colleagues, he had a gift for building effective coalitions capable of accomplishing difficult tasks. The...
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Aug.04.2009
For the first part of this interview with Red Room member Nordette Adams please click this link. The concluding part three begins here and now:   Aberjhani: What is the last work of fiction you read that made a strong impression on you and why did it move you so deeply?   Nordette: I'm...
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Aug.04.2009
With reports that the "honeymoon" phase of Barack Obama's presidency has come to a close, it's probably a good thing that today is his 48th birthday and, because of that fact, he likely can count on some guaranteed TLC from various camps throughout the nation. The following was initially...