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Richard Levick – It’s Complicated

“Human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but…life obliges them over and over to give birth to themselves.” — Gabriel Garcia Marquez Richard Levick, Esq., Chairman & CEO, LEVICK In the 1940s, my grandfather Lou loved baseball so much that he not only went to…

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Richard Levick — The Age of Transparent Political Donations Is Upon Us

  Richard Levick, Esq., Chairman & CEO, LEVICK On July 27th in 1974, the House Judiciary Committee recommended that Richard M. Nixon be impeached and removed from office. By January of 1975, there were 93 new members of Congress, including 49 seats in the House and Senate which had flipped Republican to Democrat. In the…

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Richard Levick – Speak Truth With Love, Not Anger

  “As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn’t leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I’d still be in prison.” — Nelson Mandela (born July 18, 1918) The anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth would, by minutes, have been the same day as John…

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Richard Levick – “We Want to Do the Right Thing”

  Recently we ended an article with the question we are so regularly asked by companies in this new Civil Rights era – “Can you help us to do the right thing?” Weighed down by historical actions or inactions or simply overwhelmed by the enormity of the task before us, many companies and institutions are…

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Richard Levick -The Page Has Turned

  Almost exactly 56 years ago, on July 2nd, 1964, after Lyndon Johnson’s Herculean triumph, passing the Civil Rights Act, he allegedly told aides, “We have lost the South for a generation.” How is it that a conservative, white southern President, never known as a champion of Civil Rights, would rise to the moment, risk…

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Richard Levick – Into the Breach

  Take a listen to a special edition of In House Warrior, the daily podcast of the Corporate Counsel Business Journal, as John Mullen, of the law firm Mullen Coughlin, which handles approximately 2,500 cyber incidents a year, provides insight into best cyber practices. It’s 25 minutes well-spent. Please also take a look at NewsWhip/Axios’ analysis of social media…

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Richard Levick on the Changing U.S.-China Relations

  Not too long after 9/11, LEVICK was asked to defend the Kuwaiti detainees at Guantanamo. As staunch U.S. allies, the Kuwaitis wanted to distinguish their detainees who had been swept up in the U.S. dragnet that had detained many hundreds of Arab men, in some cases, with little or no information connecting them to…

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Richard Levick: “Show Me, Don’t Tell Me”

  “When you have seen hate-filled policemen curse, kick, brutalize, and even kill your black brothers and sisters with impunity … then you will understand why we find it difficult to wait.” – Letter From Birmingham Jail, Martin Luther King Jr., 1963 That same year, when I was almost six years old, I was listening to…

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Richard Levick: “Show Me the Money”

  Did Homer ever want to turn back? Was the Unsinkable Molly Brown tempted by exhaustion at the oar of Lifeboat No. 6 as it navigated the frigid waters of the North Atlantic Ocean after the sinking of the Titanic, awaiting rescue? Did Louis Zamperini have days of hopelessness, lost at sea for 47 days and…

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Richard Levick: “I’m Not Messing Around”

  Richard S. Levick, Esq., Chairman & CEO, LEVICK Elon Musk is “not messing around,” vowing to sue Alameda County, California, where its main plant is headquartered. Texas and Nevada are aggressively angling to snatch his business. A boycott is threatened against COSTCO over the company’s nationwide mandatory mask policy. Low tax states have relaxed lockdowns earlier than…

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Richard Levick on Maintaining Mental Health During The Big Pause

  Have you considered why John Krasinski’s homespun video series “Some Good News” has proven so popular during the pandemic? Dan Gillison, Jr., CEO of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), would tell you it’s because so many of us are looking for signs of humanity, for a way to celebrate our front-line heroes, for reaffirmation that…

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Richard Levick Discusses Heartache in the Hot Zone

  Just over three weeks ago, on the last morning of his life, I couldn’t get into the ICU to visit my younger brother, Gary, one last time. We had sat vigil the night before, the entire family, blessed to be there, because doctors, nurses and security felt empathy for us in the extreme confusion…

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Richard Levick Discusses Essential Information

  Richard S. Levick, Esq., Chairman & CEO, LEVICK What compels us to risk dying for an idea, especially over irresistible love? What has happened to this collective spirit that for most of two centuries defined Americans and patriotic citizens the world over? Perhaps the collective sense of purpose will be one of the long-term benefits…

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PR Masters Series Podcast, Episode #4 – Richard Levick

Overview The Stevens Group is pleased to present a new podcast series that salutes the masters of public relations and revels in their observations, insights and advice to PR professionals.  This new series is part of the ongoing partnership between The Stevens Group and CommPRO to bring to PR, digital/interactive and marketing communications agencies the wisdom of…

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LEVICK 2019 Year in Review

“The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” — William Faulkner Richard S. Levick, Esq., Chairman & CEO, LEVICK In 1790, George Washington referred to the new American government as “…the last great experiment in promoting human happiness.” Through nearly two and a half centuries it has been tested by every generation, sometimes more than…

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