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  • 27 Aug

    Happy Birthday, LBJ

     
    LBJ sent my mother this birthday card when he was the vice president, inscribed with his bold, recognizable signature He also sent a congratulatory letter to her after my birth in which he wrote, “Thank heaven for…


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  • 20 Aug

    LBJ and the Berlin Wall

    I am a big fan of  Tom Hanks and Steven Speilberg movies and enjoyed the movie “Bridge of Spies” I envision scenes from this movie when I think about my father touring the Communist-controlled, Eastern sector of…


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  • 19 Aug

    Histocrats interview

    I was recently interviewed by this interesting history website, Histocrats Cool website

     

    https://chattingwiththehistocratsblogspotcom/2018/08/7-questions-with-rebecca-youngbloodhtml?spref=fb

     

     

     

  • 27 Jul

    I Like Ike, Too

    Today marks the sixty-five year anniversary of the Korean War armistice It was signed on July 27, 1953, six months into Eisenhower’s presidency, ending three years of fighting Afterward, Eisenhower said, “We have now gained a truce in…


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  • 8 Jul

    Of Archivists and Archangels

     A library is a sacred place to me To be in the midst of so much knowledge inspires me; the serene setting and familiar smell of books comfort me 

    My mother first introduced me to the public library…


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  • 23 Jun

    The Hope of Glassboro

    On June 23, 1967, fifty-one years ago today, my father was among the agents who protected President Lyndon Johnson at the Glassboro Summit– bearing witness to yet another notable historical event
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    Shortly after the Six-Day War in the Middle…


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  • 17 Jun

    USSS Article: Special Agent Dad

    Check out the following article which was written by the USSS Communications Office for Father’s Day:

    Press release from US Secret Service