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From the Chairman and Executive Editor

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Dr. Larrie Ferreiro

Chairman Larrie FerreiroThe year 1979 was marked by the invasion of Afghanistan by the Soviet Union, the Iranian Revolution that overthrew the Shah and held 52 American diplomats hostage, and the election of Margaret Thatcher as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. The Sony Walkman was introduced to a transfixed public, but at a price equal to almost a week’s wages. The entire federal budget was roughly $500 billion, a number now equated with just the Department of Defense portion of the budget.

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