THE HUMBLE ASTRONAUT- ALAN BEAN

Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean died in late May at age 86. Here is an excellent article on Bean from The Space Review- which Quinn Maddux sent me last night […]

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IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY… JUNE 26, 1968–PRESIDENT JOHNSON NOMINATED ASSOCIATE JUSTICE ABE FORTAS TO REPLACE EARL WARREN AS U.S. SUPREME COURT CHIEF JUSTICE / HOMER THORNBERRY TO REPLACE FORTAS AS ASSOCIATE JUSTICE

It was fifty years ago today- President Lyndon Johnson announced that Associate Justice of the Supreme Court- Abe Fortas- an long time fixer for LBJ back in Texas- would be […]

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IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY–JUNE 21, 1968-CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE U.S.SUPREME COURT EARL WARREN ANNOUNCES HIS RETIREMENT

  It was fifty years ago today- June 21, 1968- the Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court announced his retirement. A week earlier he had gone to the White […]

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