Found this fascinating article from the LA Times, written in March 1990, on the then-28 year-old Barack Obama, newly elected president of the Harvard Law Review. Twenty-one years ago, he was my age. Now there’s a sobering look and a fascinating comparison … Snip: After graduation next year, Obama says he probably will spend two […]
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A few pics from my time in Cape Cod, Boston and Cambridge, Mass.: