Category Archives: Diary of a Newsman

  1. Generations: Who We Are

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    January 7, 2014 by genelup

    People of the Greatest Generation (1901-1926), the Baby Boomers (1946-64) and those who are Generation Xers (1965-80) get most of …
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  2. JFK’s Death Lives On

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    November 2, 2013 by genelup

    Fifty years ago this month on Nov. 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed while traveling in …
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  3. Grandma Will Live in Memories

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    July 13, 2013 by genelup

    MILWAUKEE, Wis. (Feb. 14, 1963) — Although Grandma Black’s birthday was about six weeks away, the neighborhood children wanted to …
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  4. Police Reporter – Part II

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    June 23, 2013 by genelup

    When I graduated from being a pencil-sharpening copy boy to becoming a cub reporter covering the police beat couple nights …
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  5. Police Reporter – Part 1

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    June 16, 2013 by genelup

    I’ll never forget my first night on the police beat.  I’ll admit it, I was really scared.  The next day …
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