Photo: Jeffrey CampGov. Reubin Askew in a photo from 2006.
In memory of Reubin Askew
The late Gov. Reubin Askew epitomized character, conscience and courage.
Jim Bacchus, who worked for many years alongside the late Gov. Reubin Askew, writes about the lessons we can all learn from Askew. Bacchus' reminiscences begin:
"I first met Reubin Askew when I was a 20-year-old newspaper reporter. He stood in the sunshine and spoke stratight and true to the heart. When I was 24, I became Gov. Askew's youngest aide. My father had died a few months before, and soon the governor became a second father to me..."
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