Richard Filipink http://tspr.org en When a President Fought for the Poor http://tspr.org/post/when-president-fought-poor <p>American President Lyndon Baines Johnson declared war on January 8, 1964. However, he was not at war with another nation – he was at war with poverty. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 00:25:01 +0000 Rich Egger 46441 at http://tspr.org When a President Fought for the Poor JFK Legacy: His Ability to Inspire http://tspr.org/post/jfk-legacy-his-ability-inspire <p>A historian from Western Illinois University feels President John F. Kennedy’s greatest accomplishment was to inspire so many Americans. Fri, 22 Nov 2013 01:11:26 +0000 Rich Egger 44209 at http://tspr.org JFK Legacy: His Ability to Inspire History and Its Changing View of the March http://tspr.org/post/history-and-its-changing-view-march <p>The 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom – capped off by Dr Martin Luther King, Jr’s stirring “I Have A Dream” speech – is regarded today as a key moment in the American Civil Rights movement. Thu, 29 Aug 2013 23:14:53 +0000 Rich Egger 39770 at http://tspr.org History and Its Changing View of the March Watergate - 40 Years Later http://tspr.org/post/watergate-40-years-later <p>Sunday, June 17 marks the 40th anniversary of the bungled burglary at the Watergate Hotel that eventually led to President Richard Nixon&#39;s resignation.<br /><br />Richard Filipink of Western Illinois University&#39;s History Department said the impact of the scandal has been felt ever since. All one has to do it look at the Republican attacks on Democrat Bill Clinton when he was president in the 1990s.<br /> Thu, 14 Jun 2012 15:19:58 +0000 Rich Egger 16712 at http://tspr.org Watergate - 40 Years Later