First Reading: Learning from history. On John Cornyn, George Wallace and Donald Trump

First Reading: Learning from history. On John Cornyn, George Wallace and Donald Trump

On October 24, 1968, on the eve of a presidential election in a volatile, even traumatic year that has been likened to our own, John Cornyn, now seeking a fourth term in the United States Senate but then a 16-year-old new senior at the American School in Japan, where his father was serving as an officer in the Air Force, made the case for George Wallace for president on the pages of Hanabi, the student newspaper whose name means “fireworks” in Japanese.Here it is, in its […]
Source: Statesman