HARRISON ‘JACK’ SCHMITT- THE LAST ASTRONAUT TO WALK ON THE MOON- 83 TODAY

Harrison “Jack” Schmitt turns 83 today. There were 12 astronauts who walked on the moon during the Apollo missions- and Harrison Schmitt on Apollo 17 was the final astronaut to […]

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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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