A great man is one who collects knowledge the way a bee collects honey and uses it to help people overcome the difficulties they endure - hunger, ignorance and disease!
- Nikola Tesla

Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.
- Franklin Roosevelt

While their territory has been devastated and their homes despoiled, the spirit of the Serbian people has not been broken.
- Woodrow Wilson

Brad Dexter

Brad Dexter (9. april 1917 – 11. decembar 2002; rođen kao Veljko Šošo) bio je američki glumac srpskog porekla. Glumačku karijeru je započeo nakon amaterskog bavljenja boksom i vojne službe u Drugom svetskom ratu. Specijalizovao se za karakterne uloge "tvrdih momaka", a najpoznatiji mu je nastup u znamenitom vesternu Sedam veličanstvenih.

Dexter je takođe bio poznat po burnom privatnom životu, pri čemu se isticao prvi brak s Peggy Lee. 1964. godine je spasio život Franku Sinatri i postao njegov prijatelj. Krajem 1970-ih je producirao TV-seriju Skag.

Izvor: Wikipedia


Bred Dekster, čije je pravo ime bilo Veljko Sošo, igrao je brojnim filmskim ostvarenjima, među kojima su i "Asfalt na džungli" i "7 veličanstvenih". Glumio je zajedno i s Merlinin Monro, a njegov veliki prijatelj bio je Frenk Sinatra, kojem je i spasio život

Jedan od poznatijih holivudskih glumaca iz sredine dvadesetog veka bio je Bred Dekster, Amerikanac srpskog porekla. Rođen je 1917. godine u Goldfildu, u američkoj državi Nevada pod imenom Veljko Sošo.

Njegov maternji jezik bio je sprski, a važio je za zgodnom i markantnog glumca. Karijeru je započeo nakon Drugog svetskog rata, i počeo je da glumi pod imenom Beri Mičel.

Postao je ubrzo poznati holivudski glumac. Uzima ime Bred Dekster, a igrao je u mnogim čuvenim ostvarenjima. Između ostalog i u filmu “Džungla na asfaltu”, zajedno sa legendarnom Merilin Monro.

Takođe, igrao je u vesternu “7 veličanstvenih”, uz rame sa sjajnom glumačkom postavom koju su činili Stiv Mekvin, Jul Briner, Džejms Koburn, Čarls Bronson, Robert Von i Horst Buholc.

Bred je bio veliki prijatelj sa legendarnim Frenkom Sinatrom. Njihovo druženje počelo kada ga je Dekster spasio od davljenja. Zbog ovog herojskog čina, američki glumac srpskog porekla dobio je medalju Crveni krst, koja se dodeljuje za hrabrost.

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Desko Nikitovic

Desko Nikitovic, Executive Chairman of East Point Holdings, was born in Arilje, Serbia on November 11, 1960. He received his law degree from the University of Belgrade in 1989. From 1987 to 1990, Mr. Nikitovic was an active member of the “opposition movement” advocating democracy in Serbia. He immigrated to the United States in 1990 and has lived in Chicago for the past 26 years.

As a representative of Serbian diaspora in the United States, Mr. Nikitovic made numerous appearances on US national and local television and radio programs, promoting democratic changes in Yugoslavia. He served as President of the Serbian Unity Congress in Chicago, from 1998-2002.

In January of 2003, Nikitovic was appointed Consul General of Serbia in Chicago.

During his tenure as Consul General, Mr. Nikitovic pursued strong economic ties with the United States. He secured the prominent “Sister City” relationship between the Serbian Capitol Belgrade and the City of Chicago.

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Commentary on the Epistles of St. John the Theologian

by Archimandrite Justin Popovich

This Commentary on the Epistles of St. John the Theologian - published now, three years after the blessed repose of Venerable Fr. Justin (on the Feast of the Annunciation, 1979) - was written by the tireless Messenger of Christ forty years ago, in circumstances similar to those in which Christ's Holy Evangelist John wrote his sacred Epistles.

The text of this 93-page soft-bound book has been translated from the Serbian by Radomir M. Plavsic. Published by Sebastian Press, Western American Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Contemporary Christian Thought Series, number 5, First Edition, ISBN: 978-0-9719505-6-6