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  • El Hartford Courant Cumple 250 Años

    El Hartford Courant Cumple 250 Años
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  • Obama leaves town after casting early ballot

     Obama leaves town after casting early ballot
    President Barack Obama left Chicago on Monday evening after casting an early ballot, attending a political fundraiser and calling on Democrats to get mobilized as the Nov. 4 mid-term election approaches. The president voted Monday morning — the...

    Chapter Seven: In The '60s, Turmoil And Transformation

    Chapter Seven: In The '60s, Turmoil And Transformation
    The 1960s brought memorable and lasting change to the nation, to Hartford and to The Courant. The decade began with Hartford's being named an All-American City for its construction of Constitution Plaza and surrounding highway projects. But such...

    Lowell Thompson on 'RaceMan Answers'

    Lowell Thompson on 'RaceMan Answers'
    In the early '90s, Lowell Thompson started calling himself RaceMan. Though the term, denoting an African-American dedicated to racial uplift, was common in the early 20th century, it confused Thompson's young colleagues in the advertising industry. "They'...

    King's Nobel tested Atlanta's tolerance

    ATLANTA On the morning of Oct. 14, 1964, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was out of it. He had just returned to Atlanta from a grueling speaking tour, and his appearance was so alarming that his wife, Coretta Scott King, took him to St. Joseph's...