1964

7:35am

Fri April 25, 2014
Commentary

Gary Borders: A small town's tragedy remains a vivid childhood memory

The bells tolled at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church on a tragic day in 1964 in Allenstown, N.H.
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Commentator Gary Borders remembers a tragedy that struck his tiny New Hampshire town a half century ago. Eight-year-old Borders was frightened and home alone. 

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10:10am

Fri September 14, 2012
Commentary

McDonald: On recognizing the impact of teachers

The late commentator Archie McDonald began his academic career at Stephen F. Austin State University in 1964 as an assistant professor of history. He was a lifelong teacher, and we remember his tribute to the profession in this encore commentary from 2004.