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by Bernard McCormick May/June 2018

Washington, Dec. 8, 1941. The alleged Japanese attack yesterday on the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor has resulted in cries around the country for President Franklin Roosevelt to ask Congress to declare war against the Empire of Japan and guarantee an inevitable triumph.

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by Bernard McCormick April 2018 Also on Digital Edition

Last month the lead editorial in a Sunday edition of the Sun- Sentinel was one for the ages. It dealt with the extraordinary reaction by some South Florida political leaders to an extraordinary situation.

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by Bernard McCormick March 2018 Also on Digital Edition

The frequency of fatalities in the first weeks of the Brightline service should come as no surprise—and we suspect it did not come as a surprise to the FEC Railway, whose tracks the new service uses.

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by Bernard McCormick February 2018 Also on Digital Edition

When we arrived in South Florida in 1970, there were only two lifestyle magazines between Miami and Vero Beach.

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by Bernard McCormick January 2018 Also on Digital Edition

The release of the long-sealed files on the murder of President Kennedy has produced little new information.

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by Bernard McCormick December 2017 Also on Digital Edition

We thought nobody else cared about uniforms until we began writing about them several decades ago.

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by Bernard McCormick November 2017 Also on Digital Edition

The most recent Ken Burns documentary on the Vietnam War is a much-acclaimed history of an event that most Americans may never fully understand.

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by Bernard McCormick October 2017 Also on Digital Edition

A side from the fact that so much of it is plain silly, the disturbing fact about the controversy over Confederate memorials is that much of what has been written and broadcast reflects a one-sided understanding of that cataclysmic event in American history—the Civil War.

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by Bernard McCormick July 2017 Also on Digital Edition

The weight of a compliment is directly proportional to the weight of the person giving it. Thus one of the most valued comments in our 56 years in the magazine business came from the late Dr. Abraham Fischler. We bumped into him at a luncheon a few years back. It was probably for Nova Southeastern University.

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by Bernard McCormick May/June 2017 Also on Digital Edition

In defense of Bill O’Reilly, we can say without fear of contradiction that never once during his brief association with our magazines in the early 1970s was he ever accused of sexual harassment. In truth, we had no female employees to harass, but even if we had, in those days it would more likely have been  aggressive women harassing him, than the other way around. He was a charming, intelligent, good-looking young dude. 

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