Monthly Archives: November 2019

A Papal Biographer Discusses What Pope Francis Asks of the Catholic Church

November 26, 2019 When British journalist and papal biographer Austen Ivereigh, Ph.D., met Pope Francis at the Vatican in June 2018, he braced himself when the pontiff remarked, “I have only one criticism,” regarding the book the writer wrote about him five years earlier. “He said, ‘You’re too nice to …

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Former Mattis speechwriter Guy Snodgrass won’t admit or deny to Fox News that he’s ‘anonymous’

Former Pentagon aide Guy Snodgrass refused to deny or admit he was the infamous White House Resistance figure ‘Anonymous’ during a Fox News interview on Monday shortly after being named as the most likely candidate. Snodgrass’ name started making the rounds on social media early Monday when The New Republic …

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Report: Former Mattis speechwriter is ‘anonymous’ author and retired Navy pilot says ‘no comment’

The unnamed senior administration official who published an op-ed and a book detailing resistance within Trump’s White House was listed as a former Pentagon aide in a report released Monday. Guy Snodgrass, a retired Navy commander turned editor for former Defense Secretary James Mattis, was to be the author of …

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A Brontë manuscript sold for 780,000 euros at auction in Paris | arts and culture

Written when the author was 14, the book will now be returned to a museum in his hometown of Haworth, West Yorkshire. A miniature book written by Charlotte Brontë as a teenager was bought at auction in Paris on Monday for 780,000 euros ($862,446.00) by a UK museum whose bid …

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Obama biographer comes to WJ Conversations

Former Chicago Tribune reporter David Mendell made history by writing the first biography of President Barack Obama, Obama: From Promise to Power. Mendell, who moved to Oak Park nearly 20 years ago, will meet Chicago Public Square’s Charlie Meyerson on Nov. 20 for Wednesday Newspaper Conversations at the Dominican University …

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Reagan speechwriter recalls ‘Tearing down this wall’ and rates GOP Josh Hawley

Peter Robinson had just turned 30 when, as Ronald Reagan’s speechwriter in 1987, he was tasked with writing what would become one of the world’s most famous presidential speeches. “I spent six years in the Reagan White House and wrote tens of thousands of words, and no one remembers anything …

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MindBytes BVBA collaborator publishes manuscript demonstrating evidence-based educational tool developed using its SERES framework is superior to traditional educational materials in randomized study

TURNHOUT, Belgium & EDMONTON, Alberta – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – MindBytes BVBA and its subsidiary, MindLab Interactive AI Inc., (“MindBytes”) announced today that researchers at Manchester Center for Health Economics, at the University of Manchester recently published a manuscript in the journal The patient, comparing an interactive, evidence-based educational tool developed …

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