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Martin Dyckman: Elian Gonzalez, a painful chapter in Cuban-American history

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Some things in life ought to be above politics, none more so than a parent’s relationship to a child. How this truth was sorely tested in Florida not so long ago is the subject of a new documentary that we should all want to see. CNN reportedly will air it sometime after it begins to appear in theaters later this month. As described in the Miami Herald Sunday, it relates the “painful chapter in Cuban-American history” that began early on…

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Family, friends, colleagues gather for Janet Reno memorial

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Former Attorney General Janet Reno, the first woman to hold the top Justice Department job who died last month, never took the easy way out when making the tougher decision was the right thing to do, ex-President Bill Clinton said at a memorial service Sunday. Clinton, who appointed Reno in 1993, told several hundred friends, family and colleagues that she didn’t believe in political expediency or cutting corners. “I don’t believe Janet Reno ever cut a corner in her life.…

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