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PROFILES IN COURAGE
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Kennedy Library Picks Obama For 'Profiles In Courage' Award
"He represented all Americans with decency, integrity, and an unshakeable commitment to the greater good.”
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Sally Yates Has Been Nominated For JFK Profile In Courage Award
The award celebrates officials who choose the public interest over partisanship, "who do what is right, rather than what is expedient."
What It's Really Like To Raise A Child With Diabetes
Writer. Mother. Widow. Survivor. Compelled to transcribe the c...
When you are the parent of a diabetic, you're forced to cohabitate with a beast that threatens to devour your child at any moment.You can't kick it out. You can't kill it. You can only hope to appease it.
Driving Free Trade Out of the Ditch
President, Bipartisan Policy Center
Surprising things keep happening in this 114th Congress, and the 24-hour successful "do-over" on Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) is no exception.
A Warning to Hillary Clinton
I am a strong supporter of Hillary Clinton for president, but here is my warning to her: American voters don't want to be sold a "new Hillary," which is reminiscent of an earlier politician whose handlers invented the term "new Nixon."
The Sunday Series
I'm a blogger, author, writer and insurance sales leader, my g...
The stories I am looking to share are those of tremendous courage, hope, inspiration, education and joy. In other words, those people who face great challenges yet find a way to overcome.
Bushes: Father and Son
Founding CEO of CNN
That conciliatory atmosphere no longer exists in Washington. Perhaps the award to Bush will remind both parties that compromise works.
Profiles in Courage: JFK's Lasting Legacy
Meryl Ain, Ed.D.
Author and Educator
In becoming obsessed with the Kennedys, we not only followed their fashion and lifestyle, we learned about government and politics.
A Legacy of Courage
Businessman, long-time gun violence prevention activist, found...
As we mark this 50th anniversary of JFK's presidency cut short, we might also pause and consider Caroline Kennedy as the six-year-old daughter and 11-year-old niece of gun violence victims.
What Awful Leaders Do
Entrepreneur, Attorney, Author, Blogger, and Mom.
Awful leaders make uninformed decisions, are as transparent as mud, are unrelatable, and they waver. As a leader, how do you explain to your people; your customers, employees, your tribe, that you have a view of something that they are not privy to?
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
The Global Search for Education: We Will Remember
C. M. Rubin
Blogger and Author, "The Real Alice in Wonderland"
We will remember the 2,977 people from more than 90 nations who were killed as a result of the horrific terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. More than 400 of them were people who responded first to the attacks.
What This Country Needs Is to Work Together
Let's be frank: our country is completely polarized and we have our federally elected officials to thank.
Jacqueline Kennedy's Memories of John F. Kennedy Are Riveting as History -- and as Therapy
Writer & Editor
Whatever love meant for them, Jack and Jacqueline Kennedy did love one another. In death, she gave him the greatest gift a widow can -- she created a legend, Camelot. We know better. And yet the legend endures.
Getting Osama Bin Laden: A 2011 Template for Presidential Leadership?
Clarence B. Jones
Dr. Clarence B. Jones, Adjunct Professor, University of San Fr...
Why can't the same thoughtful and courageous presidential leadership we witnessed on bin Laden be exercised in confronting our continued high rate of joblessness and the budget deficit?
Profile in Courage
Doctoral Candidate in American History, University of New Hamp...
I don't know if it is my own naiveté or a comment on the way this war is being prosecuted that a solider risking his life every day could want for such basic necessities.
Time to Give Thanks for Profiles in Political Courage
, Guest Writer
This Thanksgiving, I want to thank those Democrats from moderate districts who voted to do what they thought was right for the country, even though they knew there might be negative short-term political consequences.
Keeping Everybody Happy
Sen. Fritz Hollings
Former U.S. senator (D-SC)
We are not competing in the global economy because the Fortune 500 and the money crowd in New York, are getting rich investing, developing, and producing in China.
Profiles in Financial Courage
The JFK Presidential Library gives a Profile in Courage Award to public officials who took a stand that took a lot of integrity and nerve.
Five More Deferments for Dick Cheney!
Author, 'Comic (and Column) Confessional'
This week's news has been dominated by things like President Obama's good Supreme Court pick and California's not-good ruling against gay marriage. So why am I thinking about the good-for-nothing Dick Cheney?
Michael Steele: No Profile in Courage
Daniel Sokatch is the Chief Executive Officer of the New Israe...
When Steele was faced with a choice between political expediency and denouncing bigotry, Steele chose expediency.
My Dream Ticket: Barack Obama & Caroline Kennedy
Participatory journalist, former program director and educator
While John Jr. and Jackie were attracting the paparazzi, Caroline was quietly achieving. She graduated from Radcliffe College
Chris Dodd's Stirring New Book
If Hillary's and Obama's recent performances are a preview of the general election, brace yourself for the Democrats' third straight loss due to excessive caution and Washington style centrism.
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