Author: Cathleen Marie Compton

February 25, 2010

Talking politics

‘Florence is the new Florence!’ So says the slogan echoed at Palazzo Vecchio to mark the beginning of a new and vibrant phase in the city’s life. That new energy will be increased on March 5 to 7, 2010, as people from every continent gather in Florence for the international meeting of Democrats Abroad.   […]
November 16, 2006

Jackie sent me

On November 4, 1966, while in Geneva, Ted Kennedy re--ceived a telephone call from his sister-in-law Jacqueline Kennedy telling him of the flood in Florence and urging him to go there.  So it was that the first-term Senator from Massachusetts became a mud angel and