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The Berlin Crisis of 1961

ADST | Posted 09.07.2015 | World
ADST

This account was compiled from an interview done by ADST in 1995 with Kempton B. Jenkins, who was posted to Embassy Moscow during this tense time and recounts Ambassador to the Soviet Union Llewellyn E. Thompson's (aka "Tommy") meetings with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrey Gromyko.

Happy 50th Anniversary, 'Breakfast At Tiffany's'

Posted 12.05.2011 | Fifty

Yes, we all know Holly Golightly's radiant style is timeless -- but it's officially been 50 years since "Breakfast at Tiffany's" graced the silver scr...

Exclusive: Author Danny Peary Tells the Story Behind the Story of an Under-Sung Baseball Hero

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

Maris always thought that Rudy was the better athlete and would have hit 62 homers if given the chance. He was wrong

George Chakiris: A Star 48 Years After His Oscar (VIDEO)

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

In 1962, George Chakiris' portrayal of Bernardo in West Side Story took the silver screen by storm, earning him an Academy Award. George talked to me about life lived under and out of the spotlight.

Mr. President, 'Change' Is Your 'New Frontier'

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John R. Bohrer

The Republicans' strategy of slowing down change couldn't be more evident than in the perpetually extending health care debate. But they have been successful at promulgating the idea that they, too, are touting change.

Team of Rivals: JFK's Lessons for Commander-in-Chief Obama

Gordon Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gordon Goldstein

The new commander-in-chief would be wise to examine JFK's first year: Appoint the strongest team possible, yet be prepared to reject your counselors' advice, even when vastly outnumbered.