State Department Orders ‘Dreams from My Father,’ ‘Encyclopedia of Bodybuilding’ for Embassy in Africa

$80,000 book order includes ‘Nudge’ by Cass Sunstein, ‘The End of Men’

Elizabeth Harrington The Washington Free Beacon 3/17/2014

The State Department placed an eclectic book order for a U.S. embassy in Africa on Friday, including volumes of President Barack Obama’s first autobiography Dreams from My Father and the Encyclopedia of Bodybuilding.

The nearly $80,000 […]

Ted Sorensen, speechwriter for JFK, dead at age 82

Bryan Marquard The Boston Globe 10/31/2010

Theodore Chaikin Sorensen, whose prose mingled with the thoughts and words of his close friend John F. Kennedy to create some of the most memorable presidential speeches of the 20th century, died today, nine days after suffering a stroke.

Mr. Sorensen’s wife, Gillian, said he died at noon in […]