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Enjoyed the videos, thanks.BTW, I know you know this but the interviewer is Chris Wallace not his dad (Mike).
...I got so excited to be recognizing a positive event...
Quote from: presidio on November 18, 2013, 12:34:43 AM...I got so excited to be recognizing a positive event...Feels good doesn't it? Enjoyed the videos, thanks presidio!
Now that I have your attention, because you never expected such a thing, I want to direct you to something that was on the Fox News Sunday program this morning. Bear with me, and go to the links as this is a genuine compliment. I always will recognize a job well done, even within the NPS.November 19 is the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, a great oratory from a great President (and I shall resist the strong urge to compare to current events).Mike ...ummm... Chris Wallace interviewed Scott Hartwig, the Gettysburg park historian for 18 years, about the significance of Lincoln's speech. Mr. Harwig demonstrated a welcome professional bearing, poise and competence not normally seen in the giddy masses of funny-hatted NPS folks. Perhaps that is because he likely doesn't have to deal with needy tourists as chief entertainer. Perhaps the NPS just got extraordinarily lucky when they hired him.Regardless, this is an example of the kind of employee the NPS needs, but systematically lacks. Can you imagine any of the clowns you have to deal with in most NPS areas successfully appearing on a national news program as Mr. Hartwig did? I can't.The broadcast video is here: http://video.foxnews.com/v/2846377998001/the-enduring-power-of-lincolns-gettysburg-address/?playlist_id=932063969001A followup piece not broadcast is here: http://video.foxnews.com/v/2845221081001/power-player-plus-scott-hartwig/?playlist_id=932063969001
how to explain things in a reasonably coherent fashion, which otherwise are not necessarily qualifications needed to work for the Park Service.
As an aside, technically your subject line is grammatically incorrect. The English word "kudos" comes from the Greek word kydos, meaning "praise", and is singular. "Kudo" is a backformation created by people incorrectly assuming that "kudos" is plural because it ends in -s. It's like hearing about a building that was "burglarized", a word formed by people making a verb out of the noun "burglar", apparently not realizing that "burglar" is itself a noun made out of the verb "burgle".
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