VERY RELAFORD: Allen vs. Buckley on Firing Line
Dr. Benjamin E. Mays and then-Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson face-to-face aboard Air Force Two, June 1963 #lbj #policy (at Cold War)
Explosive: President Barack Obama partakes in a bipartisan exploding fist bump with Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) prior to his State of the Union Address. Kirk currently holds the Senate seat once occupied by the president and recently returned to the Senate after suffering a stroke last year.
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ESPN 30 for 30:
The next film in ESPN Films’ 30 for 30 Shorts series premieres today on Grantland.com. Ali: The Mission, narrated by musician John Legend, delves into perhaps one of the most important, but least known, feats of Muhammad Ali’s remarkable life. In 1990, the boxing legend traveled to Iraq to press a plea for peace and negotiate with Saddam Hussein for the release of U.S. civilians taken hostage after Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait. You can watch the entire Muhammad ALI 30 for 30 documentary piece right here, as well as read more about the story from those involved.
Nixon at 100: The Nixon Foundation will host a centennial gala in our nation’s capital on the 100th anniversary of the birth of America’s 37th President, Richard Milhous Nixon.
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