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Boston: the shining city on a hill

by Boston Redevelopment Authority

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Published .
Written in English


About the Edition

...promotional brochure briefly describing Boston"s economic, social and cultural climate; copies of this item were in the BRA collection...

The Physical Object
Paginationnot paged; color photos
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24602394M

Meet the woman who lured Houdini to Boston, the Quaker hanged for her faith, and duelist who died on the Common. See the mass grave of soldiers and the club that changed fire laws across the country. It’s a spooky walk through the city on a hill’s less shining history. I know "Capital Hill" and all that, but I'm from California, and last time i was there it seemed very flat. Maybe it just is by my standards, where if the city doesn't rise several hundred feet in its limits, it's flat. When I heard "shining city on a hill" I always pictured San Francisco or Santa Cruz. It is indeed - really several.

Read an Excerpt. Chapter 8 A City Upon a Hill Address to the General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts January 9, Track 8. John F. Kennedy's great-grandparents sailed from Ireland to Boston in , a year remembered in Irish and Irish-American history as "Black '". Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., coined the phrase in in his novel Elsie it he described Boston’s aristocracy as the ‘Brahmin Caste of New England.’ Holmes wrote they believed destiny had set them apart to create a shining city on a hill.

  "As Ronald Reagan emphasized, America is a shining city upon a hill whose beacon light guides freedom-loving people everywhere.". And, "As Ronald Reagan said in his farewell address to the nation, 'I've spoken of the Shining City all my political life. In my mind it was a tall, proud city built on rocks stronger than oceans, windswept, God-blessed, and .   In her new book, Sarah Palin takes on everything from "American Idol" to "American Beauty," revives talk of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright and finds fault in JFK's famous religion speech, saying he.


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