The Gov

Story and Photographs by John Murray

   The wise man edged close to the youth and whispered a secret in his ear. "Listen carefully,'' the man said, "and you will live a long and happy life. Work is doing something you don't enjoy doing. Find something you love and you'll never work a day in your life.''

   John Rowland logs staggering hours as governor of Connecticut, but you won't find him complaining about his whirlwind schedule -- he's too busy having fun. As the youngest governor in the United States, Rowland has found his passion. He tours Connecticut like a heated neuron, heads up a massive 52,000 employee workforce and routinely works 12 to 14 hours a day.

   His schedule and duties sound like the recipe for a daily migraine, but wherever Rowland goes he seems to have more fun than anyone else.

 
Hiking The Hood
01/12/1997

Hiking the Hood
Story By Dan White


We stood under the cross and looked down on the ruins of Jerusalem.

Holy Land is a decaying religious amusement park. Busloads of tourists used to come here. Not anymore. Now it was just us. Herod's palace leaned against a rock. The manger was a mess. We climbed up past a warren of walkways and miniature buildings stacked on top of each other. A replica of Jerusalem surrounded us. We could see the chicken wire and the inner framing.

 

Citizen Pape

Delivering His Newspaper

With A Republican Twist

By John Murray

In 1941, William Randolph Hearst was the publisher of a powerful chain of newspapers that swept across the country.  At various times, Hearst was described as the most generous man on the planet, or a ruthless manipulator of the truth.  One thing was irrefutable - Hearst was one of the most powerful men in America.


Citizen Pape

Delivering His Newspaper

With A Republican Twist

By John Murray

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