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Harry S. Truman

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  • McManus: Are businessmen better presidents?

    It's one of Mitt Romney's favorite lines: America needs a businessman in the White House. It's "a basic qualification" for the job, he said in his speech at the Republican convention last month, "one that's essential to [the] task." But what does history...
  • PRE-FLAG DAY

    Gayle Anderson was live in Los Angeles at AAA Flag & Banner Manufacturing, which is a company celebrating it 40th anniversary. AAA FLAG & BANNER has grown from a one-man operation to one of the nation's leading manufacturers of corporate and special event...
  • The History of Flag Day

    The Fourth of July was traditionally celebrated as America's birthday, but the idea of an annual day specifically celebrating the Flag is believed to have first originated in 1885. BJ Cigrand, a schoolteacher, arranged for the pupils in the Fredonia,...
  • Gayle's Flag Day Part II

    Gayle Anderson was live in Gardena for the city's FLAG DAY CELEBRATION. The city hosts a this special event and public tribute on the steps of Nakaoka Community Center, 1670 West 162nd Street in Gardena at 11am. The event is sponsored by the Gardena...
  • Bronx High School Football Star Stabbed To Death Hours After Graduation

    Bronx High School Football Star Stabbed To Death Hours After Graduation
    Family and friends were mourning the death of 19-year-old Isayah Muller from East Harlem Wednesday morning after a fight over some allegedly stolen cologne. His family reached out exclusively to PIX 11 News to talk about the senseless killing that cut...
  • Parking Attendant Who Stabbed Bronx H.S. Graduate Still Free

    Parking Attendant Who Stabbed Bronx H.S. Graduate Still Free
    Was it self-defense or murder? It'll be up to a grand jury to decide if two parking attendants involved in the violent brawl that ended with a rising football star's death will be charged with the crime. Prosecutors have already arrested the father of...
  • Mailbag: Costa Mesa should outsource

    Because of the monopoly they have on providing services to residents, most municipal governments provide those services at too great a cost. If municipal governments had competition, free market forces would determine the cost of those services. That...
  • City Life: Society needs your vote

    On Sept. 27, 1948, President Harry S. Truman was traveling through Texas on one of his "whistle-stop" campaigns trips across the country. With him on the train was a young Texas congressman who had just been certified as the Democrat Party nominee for...
  • PIX Special Report: Emotional Homecoming For Hometown Heroes

    PIX Special Report: Emotional Homecoming For Hometown Heroes
    Christmas arrived five days early for 7,000 sailors and their families. This is the day they came home from war. The USS Harry S. Truman and four support ships dropped anchor at Naval Station Norfolk, ending a seven month deployment in the Persian Group...
  • Book review: 'The Forgotten Founding Father' by Joshua Kendall

    Book review: 'The Forgotten Founding Father' by Joshua Kendall
    The Forgotten Founding Father Noah Webster's Obsession and the Creation of an American Culture Joshua Kendall Putnam: 355 pp., $26.95 Reading Joshua Kendall's smart new biography of the pioneering lexicographer Noah Webster Jr. (1758-1843) brings to...
  • Preston Tucker: The man behind the car

    Preston Tucker: The man behind the car
    A Detroit motorcycle policeman during prohibition, a lifelong salesman and a motorhead since the first car he saw scared his grandfather's horses in 1906, Preston Tucker lived life at full speed. One of his first jobs was as a delivery boy at Cadillac,...