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One Of The Greatest Presidents...You Know Nothing About

In the first part of our series discussing the Great Depression with Amity Shlaes, we re-visit the 1920s and President Calvin Coolidge. Amity Shlaes is the author of four New York Times bestsellers, including The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression and Coolidge.

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Sweet Charity: The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The Philanthropy Roundtable's Karl Zinsmeister brings us this week's "Sweet Charity" story about the infamous ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Jim Thorpe: Native American. All-American.

Jim Thorpe is regarded as the greatest athlete in the history of sports. This is his story.

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Random Acts Of Kindness: Bikers Vs. School Bullies

Audrianna was bullied at school for being somewhat of a tom-boy, Punishers motorcycle club in Toledo, Ohio stepped up. We are joined by Audrianna, her mother and Daniel Bushey the club leader.

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Major Stubbs: "Blowing Off Orders Has Become A Troubling Norm"

Major Paul Stubbs reads this piece from the MarineTimes.