Connecticut History

I’ve written a bunch of posts about some piece or other of Connecticut history over the past year, so I’ve decided to put the links to all of those posts in one place. Let me know if I missed any: I’m sure I missed at least one or two.

I don’t have metadata tags, yet, so the subject and people links just go to Google searches of this site.

Record 1
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Title: “How Red is my Blue State?”
Date of Post: 27 November, 2005
Subjects: Republican Party
People: n/a
URL: …/2005/11/how-red-is-my-blue-state.html
Abstract: A short history of Republicans in Connecticut, which explores the deep roots the GOP has in our state.

Record 2
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Title: “Lowell Weicker and the 1990 Election”
Date of Post: 5 December, 2005
Subjects: Gubernatorial Elections
People: Weicker, Lowell ; Rowland, John G. ; Morrison, Bruce
URL: …/2005/12/lowell-weicker-and-1990-election.html
Abstract: A history of the 1990 gubernatorial race, with emphasis on Lowell Weicker and John Rowland. This article was written as Weicker was considering running against Joe Lieberman as an antiwar candidate.

Record 3
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Title: “The Great Ideologically Correct Hope.”
Date of Post: 19 January, 2006
Subjects: Primaries ; Senate Races
People: Bush, Prescott Jr. ; Weicker, Lowell ; Moffett, Toby
URL: …/2006/01/great-ideologically-correct-hope.html
Abstract: A comparison of the abortive 1982 run of Prescott Bush, Jr., brother of Vice President Bush, against incumbent Senator Lowell Weicker for the Republican nomination and the 2006 candidacy of Ned Lamont against incumbent Joe Lieberman.

Record 4
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Title: “Civil Rights in Connecticut”
Date of Post: 16 January, 2006
Subjects: civil rights ; African Americans ; Sheff v. O’Neill
People: King, Martin Luther
URL: …/2006/01/civil-rights-in-connecticut.html
Abstract: A very short history of the civil rights struggle in Connecticut, from slavery to Sheff v. O’Neill.

Record 5
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Title: “Leadership in Times of Disaster”
Date of Post: 4 September, 2005
Subjects: Natural disasters
People: Ribicoff, Abraham ; Meskill, Thomas ; Grasso, Ella T. ; Rell, M. Jodi
URL: …/2005/09/leadership-in-times-of-disaster.html
Abstract: A summary of a few of the actions of Connecticut governors to natural disasters, including snow and floods. This post was written shortly after Hurricane Katrina flooded New Orleans.

Record 6
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Title: “Requiem for a Lieutenant Governor”
Date of Post: 24 October, 2005
Subjects:
People: Sullivan, Kevin ; Snow, Wilbert
URL: …/2005/10/requiem-for-lieutenant-gov.html
Abstract: An analysis of the sad state of Lt. Gov. Kevin Sullivan, with a brief biography of former Gov. Wilbert Snow, who was governor for two weeks in 1946-7.

Record 7
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Title: “The 1994 Election: Two Primaries, One Upset.”
Date of Post: 27 December, 2005
Subjects: primaries ; Gubernatorial Elections
People: Rowland, John G. ; Curry, Bill ; Groark, Eunice ; Scott, Tom
URL: …/2005/12/1994-election-two-primaries-one-upset.html
Abstract: First in a series about the 1994 gubernatorial election. The focus of this post is on the Democratic and Republican primaries.

Record 8
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Title: “The 1994 Election: A Wild Race to November”
Date of Post: 27 December, 2005.
Subjects: Gubernatorial Elections
People: Rowland, John G. ; Curry, Bill ; Groark, Eunice ; Scott, Tom
URL: …/2005/12/1994-election-wild-race-to-november.html
Abstract: Second in a series about the 1994 gubernatorial race. Focus on the race between Rowland, Curry, Groark and Scott.

Record 9
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Title: “The 1994 Election: Conclusions and Implications for 2006”
Date of Post: 27 December, 2005
Subjects: Gubernatorial Elections
People: Rowland, John G. ; Curry, Bill ; Groark, Eunice ; Scott, Tom
URL: …/2005/12/1994-election-conclusions-and.html
Abstract: Analysis of the 1994 election, with connections to the 2006 race. Third in a series.

Record 10
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Title: “Successful Congressional Challengers: Part One”
Date of Post: 5 March, 2006
Subjects: 5th District ; 3rd District
People: Rowland, John G. ; Morrison, Bruce
URL: …/2006/03/successful-congressional-challengers.html
Abstract: An overview of successful challengers to congressional incumbents. Focus on victors Bruce Morrison in 1982 and John Rowland in 1984. First in a series.

Record 11
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Title: “Successful Congressional Challengers: Part Two”
Date of Post: 6 March, 2006
Subjects: 5th District ; 2nd District
People: Maloney, James “Jim” ; Simmons, Rob
URL: …/2006/03/successful-congressional-challengers_06.html
Abstract: An overview of successful challengers to congressional incumbents. Focus on Jim Maloney in 1996 and Rob Simmons in 2000. Second in a series.

Record 12
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Title: “Senate 1970: Threading the Needle”
Date of Post: 31 March, 2006
Subjects: Primaries ; Senate Races
People: Weicker, Lowell ; Duffey, Joe ; Dodd, Thomas J.
URL: …/2006/03/senate-1970-threading-needle.html
Abstract: A history of the 1970 U.S. Senate race, with implications for 2006.

Record 13
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Title: Lt. Governors of the 1950s
Date of Post: 10 December, 2006
Subjects: Lieutenant Governors
People: Allen, Edward N.; Jewett, Charles W.
Abstract: A brief biographical sketch of two lieutenant governors of the 1950s.

Record 14
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Title: Lieutenant Governors of the 1960s
Date of Post: 17 December, 2006.
Subjects:
People:

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