Thursday, September 29, 2016

Thursday Reads

Obituary: Famed soap opera writer Agnes Nixon, 93, has died.

Nixon, along with Irna Phillips, also was co-creator of the long-running CBS soap opera “As the World Turns.”

Nixon, who was born Dec. 10, 1922, in Chicago, graduated from Northwestern University. She got her start as a writer on the radio soap opera “Women in White.”

“All My Children” was ahead of its time in addressing issues such as the antiwar movement. The show also had the character Erica Kane undergo a legal abortion in 1971.

The Nevada Supreme Court stands up for the state constitution and has blocked the voucher scheme the governor and education "reformers" tried to push through.

Famed second wave feminist Robin Morgan has a message for millennial voters who are thinking about voting third party or not voting at all.

It seems Donald Trump has lost the Cuban vote and thus Florida.

A company controlled by Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for president, secretly conducted business in Communist Cuba during Fidel Castro’s presidency despite strict American trade bans that made such undertakings illegal, according to interviews with former Trump executives, internal company records and court filings.

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