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Opinion: The greatest Sacramentan you’ve never heard of

Who wrote the Federal Freedom of Information Act? Who first called for Richard Nixon to be impeached? Who took on the Vietnam War when it was still popular? John Moss is a giant of Sacramento too often overlooked in his own hometown. It’s time to fix that as we approach the 100th birthday of a powerful Congressman who once lived in a little house on Land Park Drive.

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Elk Grove man remembers days as Winston Churchill’s bodyguard

Danny Mander, 98, was just 23 when he was put in charge of legendary British prime minister Winston Churchill’s safety at World War II’s Tehran Conference with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin. Now he’s a resident of Elk Grove’s Camden Springs retirement community.

Education

Students hear stark tales about Japanese internment camps at California Museum

Each year, between the last week of January and the third week of March, dozens of yellow buses carrying about 5,000 students pull up to the front of the museum at 1020 O St. to take part in the “Time of Remembrance Field Trip Program.” Students are usually surprised to hear that their tour guides were among the people who had been rounded up and forced to live in the camps.

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