In the early 1970s, when I was having a problem with the Veterans Bureau obtaining my GI Bill money, I contacted my congressman, Rep. Ed Koch. The next week, the check was sent. When I taught in Spanish Harlem in a Catholic elementary school in the 1970s, at my behest, my students wrote to Rep. Koch about some issues. They were shocked when they received a speedy and thoughtful reply.
Ed Koch, RIP: forever Mayor of the Big Apple
Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton not only wrote a thesis about Saul Alinsky - the leftist founder of so-called 'community organizing' - she worked with him directly, as revealed by recently uncovered correspondence.
A group from the United States, along with journalists and local Guinean officials, were chased down and hacked to death by people in Guinea. A rumor had spread that the aid workers were deliberately infecting Guineans with Ebola.
The soil beneath Chateau d'If has never been excavated.