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    Elizabeth Redenbaugh (2011)

    An active school volunteer for years, Elizabeth Redenbaugh was sworn in as a member of North Carolina’s New Hanover County school board in December 2008. A few months after she was elected, the school board began contemplating a redistricting plan that appeared likely to result in increased socioeconomic and racial segregation in Wilmington midd...

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    Nickolas Murnion (1998)

    Garfield County Attorney Nickolas Murnion successfully prosecuted Montana's fiercely anti-government “Freemen” for advocating terrorism, and rallied his small community to stand up to the extremist hate group. In March 1994, the Freemen posted a $1 million bounty for the arrest and conviction of Murnion and several others who were involved in the f...

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    Brooksley Born (2009)

    In 1998, as chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Brooksley Born unsuccessfully tried to bring over-the-counter financial derivatives under the regulatory control of the CFTC. The government’s failure to regulate such financial deals has been widely criticized as one of the causes of the current financial crisis. In the booming ...

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    Charles Weltner (1991)

    Rather than "compromise with hate" and be forced to support the candidacy of Lester Maddox, an advocate of segregation, Congressman Charles Longstreet Weltner (D-Ga) placed principle above ambition and withdrew from his own race for re-election. Although his action cost him a third term in Congress, Weltner's willingness to risk everything for h...

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    IFP:89B "'Skybolt' Decision: President Says Missile is Failure"
    12 December 1962

    IFP:89B "'Skybolt' Decision: President Says Missile is Failure" 12/12/1962.

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    IFP:89B "'Skybolt' Decision: President Says Missile is Failure"
    12 December 1962

    IFP:89B "'Skybolt' Decision: President Says Missile is Failure" 12/12/1962.

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IFP:89B "'Skybolt' Decision: President Says Missile is Failure"

IFP:89B "'Skybolt' Decision: President Says Missile is Failure" 12/12/1962.

IFP:89B "'Skybolt' Decision: President Says Missile is Failure" 12/12/1962.