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William Spriggs

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Be an advance guard for jobs

In August 1963, as was the case 100 years earlier when the cemetery for the heroes of Gettysburg was dedicated, many speeches were delivered; but one stood out as a galvanizing moment to redefine and repurpose a movement.

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Since 1958, the U.S. has reversed position on student loans

Rather than support home-grown high-tech workers, the preference leans to imports

On Oct. 4, 1957, the Soviet Union shocked America with the successful launch of Sputnik I, the first man-made object launched into Earth orbit. The 20th century quickly became passé.