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Adams everlasting

October 15, 2006

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SOMETIMES, history pierces the mists of time like an arrow. Words spoken by John Adams two centuries ago resonate now with striking clarity. Adams's defense of the British soldiers who killed five unarmed colonials in the Boston Massacre deserves to be remembered by the candidates for governor, and also by those formulating US policy in Iraq. (Full article: 403 words)

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