History (page 119)

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    Compensating NC Eugenics Victims

    Today in the WSJ, our very own Daren Bakst is cited discussing how NC needs quick action in compensating those sterilized under the NC program and how his policy report on the NC eugenics movement will be released shortly. The Governor’s Task Force to Determine the Method of…
    Adam Barrett, June 20, 2011
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington’s latest Carolina Journal Online report highlights the on-the-record account of a man who says former N.C. Sen. R.C. Soles, D-Columbus, sexually assaulted him years ago. John Hood’s Daily Journal examines a family history of criticizing governors for at least 350 years.
    Mitch Kokai, June 20, 2011
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    His boss faced a fine, but he’s heading to federal prison for a year. What’s the significance of the recent criminal sentencing of Ruffin Poole, a top aide to former Gov. Mike Easley? Rick Henderson addresses that question during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Speaking of…
    Mitch Kokai, June 3, 2011
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    ‘High Tide of American Conservatism’ author urges GOP to seek another Coolidge

    Writing recently in the Washington Times, Raleigh’s Garland S. Tucker III, author of The High Tide of American Conservatism, urged Republicans to think about more than just Ronald Reagan’s example as they choose their standard bearer for the 2012 presidential election. Tucker suggests this country also…
    Mitch Kokai, May 25, 2011
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    Historian discusses new Holocaust survivor memoir

    So few Polish targets of the Holocaust survived to tell their stories that memoirs from those survivors are rare. That’s one of the reasons Meredith College historian Carolyn Happer says she was inspired to work with Polish survivor Morris Glass on the new book Chosen For Destruction. Happer described key…
    Mitch Kokai, May 23, 2011
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    Michael Reagan assesses the impact of his father’s 1976 presidential primary victory in North Carolina

    The Jesse Helms Center marked the 35th anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s 1976 North Carolina Republican presidential primary victory with a celebration Wednesday night in Raleigh. Reagan’s son Michael delivered featured remarks. Before the event, CarolinaJournal.tv asked the younger Reagan about the significance of his father’s primary win in the race…
    Mitch Kokai, May 19, 2011
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    Battle of Alamance explored

    If you’re planning to participate in this weekend’s commemoration of the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Alamance, you might enjoy reading the N.C. History Project’s new entry on the subject. Here’s an excerpt: Many probably had predicted the day when public disagreements and…
    Mitch Kokai, May 13, 2011
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    New U-boat information unveiled

    Some of you know Michael Lowrey as the keeper of the annual By The Numbers report on city and county tax burdens. Others know him as the man who chronicles major decisions from North Carolina’s appellate courts. Others know him as a watcher of…
    Mitch Kokai, May 12, 2011