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Diaries published: 71 (1189 days since last diary on Fri Feb 24, 2012 at 12:30 PM PST)

Comments posted: 747 (1189 days since last comment on Fri Feb 24, 2012 at 03:56 PM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 3548

Total Comment Ratings: 5961

Most Recommended Diary: Getting Along In Years, 258 comments, 608 recommends

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Charlotte Lucas's Most Recent Diaries:

I was listening to the car radio when I heard the news. John Kennedy was dead--shot by an assassin as he rode through the streets of Dallas. Almost fifty years have passed since that November ...
by Charlotte Lucas
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Feb 24, 2012 at 12:30 PM PST with 17 Recommends
As I look back to almost fifty years ago, it seems to me that the period between the 1952 and 1956 election campaigns marked the end of an era--what could be called the Norman Rockwell era. ...
by Charlotte Lucas
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri Jan 20, 2012 at 02:00 PM PST with 38 Recommends
There is a phrase I have long wanted to use because it has a grand and careless sound as if I were someone of vast importance to whom a lackey has brought a piece of information. Here goes:
by Charlotte Lucas
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Dec 29, 2011 at 02:08 PM PST with 40 Recommends
As the time for the 1952 election approached, the writing was on the wall. Some of us die-hards were with Truman who, in the unsteady post-war climate, had really done a respectable job. I ...
by Charlotte Lucas
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Dec 10, 2011 at 12:49 PM PST with 35 Recommends
The brutal war had ended violently but it had ended. POWs and service personnel were coming home from overseas. A wave of euphoria pervaded the nation. All was right with the world. Truman's ...
by Charlotte Lucas
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Nov 28, 2011 at 02:04 PM PST with 42 Recommends
If an earthquake of incredible magnitude, followed by an equally gigantic tsunami had struck the United States on December seventh of 1941, the effect could not have been more shattering. The ...
by Charlotte Lucas
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Nov 18, 2011 at 02:13 PM PST with 34 Recommends

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