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Papa Frank, bourbon & Truman

This article was originally published in the 2017 L’Chaim© magazine supplement to the Rosh Hashanah edition. Frank Goldman speaks of his grandfather and namesake, he invariably uses the affectionate nickname long used by his forebear’s loved ones — “Papa Frank.” Although Goldman never met Papa Frank, who died a decade before his own birth in 1975, he most definitely knows him — maybe even better than his grandfather’s own contemporaries did. He grew up in a household that revered Papa Frank and spoke of him and his accomplishments frequently. When he came of age, Goldman went beyond family lore, delving into histories, biographies and correspondence to pin down and elaborate upon what the elder Goldman accomplished during his busy and dedicated life Those accomplishments are […]
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