Sunday, March 27, 2016

My Easter Column in the Free Lance-Star newspaper

It was 70 years ago when President Harry Truman canceled the White House Easter egg roll.


He wanted to lead by example in conserving food when so many people were facing hunger

Famine threatened to claim hundreds of thousands of lives because of food shortages in Europe. World War II had left such destruction that famine was inevitable.

Read my full commentary in the Free Lance-Star.