News Roundup - December 21, 2012

Photo of Enid, OK delegate Dmitriy Lebedev (left) and a local member of the US Air Force on base.
Enid, OK delegate Dmitriy Lebedev (left) and a local member of the US Air Force on base.

News Roundup - December 21, 2012

Our founding chairman, Librarian of Congress James H. Billington honored by the Russians for his service (article, in Russian): http://bit.ly/XclGEN Another article, in English http://bit.ly/UiBf0g Open World News - Vol. 4 Issue 8 http://1.usa.gov/WvasfW Our Jazz Program nominator and the editor ofhttp://Jazz.Ru on the life of Dave Brubeck and his interactions with Open World (article, in Russian): http://bit.ly/VbvXz9 Russian delegation goes to jail in Kansas (article): http://bit.ly/SVjqTZ Local legislators from Moscow in Chicago (photoshow): http://bit.ly/TUYjlx “I was impressed by the hospitality and the friendship at the Air Force base. From childhood, Communist times, there was a stigma attached to American military as scary, aggressive people. It’s great to know those were stereotypes,” (article): http://bit.ly/TcALWk “Nothing compares to seeing it with our own eyes,” (article): http://on.tdo.com/Yq0bqj [Reprinted with Permission]