Back to the Future? 2020 Reflects 1968

Hal Dash
Chairman and CEO of Cerrell & Associates

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” (Philosopher George Santayana, 1905) “Nixon, now more than ever.”  (Richard Nixon campaign slogan, 1968) Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy assassinated. American cities on fire.  Protests and civil unrest across the country. Vietnam escalates and thousands of American soldiers die. A very unpopular LBJ […]

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Remembering John Glenn in California

Hal Dash
Chairman and CEO of Cerrell & Associates

In 1983 John Glenn decided to explore a run for president. He had been a senator from Ohio for nearly 10 years. Joe Cerrell, the legendary Los Angeles Democratic consultant, had connections to some of Glenn’s aides so Glenn asked Joe to show him around California and test his prospects. I had been with the […]

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