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  • Morning Minutes, March 21

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  • Word of the Day
    cockalorum kok-uh-LAWR-uhm, -LOHR- noun; a self-important little man. — Dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    The Carter Center
    http://www.cartercenter.org/index.html
    A nonprofit public policy center founded by Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter to fight disease, hunger, poverty, conflict and oppression around the world.
    Number to Know
    3,200: In 1965, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. leads 3,200 people on the start of the third and finally successful civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala.
    This Day in History
    March 21, 1980: President Jimmy Carter announces a United States boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow to protest the Soviet war in Afghanistan.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Rosie O’Donnell, American actress and talk show host, 52
    Daily Quote
    “I want the same standard applied to homosexuals as is applied to heterosexuals.” — Rosie O’Donnell
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