Posts tagged National World War Two Museum

How To Fight Terrorism

This week, the National World War Two Museum opened a new pavilion, The Road to Tokyo. I was there for the grand opening.  Gary Sinise was master of ceremonies and his foundation flew a bunch of WW2 vets there.  It …






Do You Think History Matters?

This weekend I was in New Orleans.  I am on the Board of Trustees of the National World War Two Museum.  This weekend was our Victory Ball.  Next year, maybe you can join me and dine under the airplanes in …






Wow, What A Game

I was up late watching the triple OT Hawks game.  Wow.  Might have been the best game I have ever seen.  Two teams competing extremely hard.  Both goaltenders were pretty magnificent in the net.  Hard hits. There were some amazing …






Rick Atkinson-The Guns At Last Light

Started reading The Guns At Last Light.  It’s part of the Liberation Trilogy.  I am into the first few chapters, and it’s already an amazing book. The Prologue is 41 pages. Atkinson is a tremendous writer.  Obviously, the details of D-Day …






Why It’s Important to Remember World War Two

A couple of years ago, I got involved with the National World War Two Museum in New Orleans. Like any endeavor someone chooses to make time for, I did it for a variety of reasons. As I have waded deeper …






New Website To Check Out

The National World War Two Museum has a new website. Check it out. I lifted this video off of it. Everyone on the World War Two Museum Board of Trustees that is under 40 is called a “pathfinder”, in honor …






Back Home Breakfast Links

I have been traveling. Today was coming home from New Orleans to Chicago. I flew Southwest. I notice on Southwest flights many people game the system. They request a wheelchair when they don’t need it. That way they are first …






Nawlins Breakfast Links

Last night was the Iberia Bank Victory Ball at the National World War Two Museum. Next years ball is June 8. Put it on your calendar and come on down. Last night Harry Connick Sr, that is correct, Senior, wowed …






Breakfast Links

Was at Excelerate Labs tonight. 10 cool companies.  One that looks particularly cool is The Exchangery. Expectations matter. Tip of the hat to Greg Mankiw. Before you get hysterical about tornadoes and hurricanes, read this and make a bet. Civil …






Cocktail Party and Veterans Day

Tonight I am hosting a small cocktail party at a club for the National World War Two Museum.  I am a Trustee there. Veterans Day is coming up soon, November 11. I thought you might pause and reflect ahead of …