October 22, 2012 - 10:05am
Camelot in Louisville, Once Removed [News]
On the 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Louisville remembers one compelling connection to the Kennedy "First Family."
The 50th anniversary of the world’s most nervous episode is this month, as media are recalling President John F. Kennedy addressing the nation the night of October 22, 1962, revealing the existence of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba, then chillingly declaring that a launch of any one would...
September 21, 2012 - 12:11pm
Mitch McConnell's 0.3 Penny Opera [The Arena]
What on Earth could have transformed Mitch McConnell from a baron of subdivision drainage and park maintenance 30 years ago into the bare-knuckled power-wielder for the nation’s elites? Louisvillian George Morrison recalls an encounter that may have shaped McConnell into the man -- and politician -- we know today.
George Morrison, of Louisville, retired from the table busing profession in 1979. Today he is the self-published author of two science fiction novels, “Out From It All” and “Worlds,” and the former editor of “FORsooth,” the Louisville Fellowship of...