Tag: Ira Lechner

Musings at Eighty

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The larger the island of knowledge, the greater the shoreline of wonder. Dr. Ralph Washington Sockman Christ Church, Methodist, New York City (1916-61) As I approached my eighty birthday (July 29), friends said, “This is the big one, the Big Eight O.” But I didn’t see it that way. My family often complains; I am […]

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Civic Idiots

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

This is the 40th year of The City Club of San Diego, but despite the fact we’ve presented 1,193 programs in the public interest, and despite The City Club’s standing as one of the America’s top public forums (number three by one rating organization, and the only one west of the Mississippi), The City Club […]

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