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Henry Louis Gates: “Tiny fraction” of slaves actually ended up in U.S.

When it comes to the history of slaves in the New World, there is perhaps no one more versed on the subject than Dr. Henry Louis Gates. The Harvard professor, who is ...

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From the Lincoln Highway to a Scottish revival: Five free documentaries on Youtube

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During the stay-at-home orders, I have had more time in the evenings. It has allowed both Dwight and me to research many topics for which we had long wanted to learn more ...

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Our readers share their binge-worthy entertainment

We are listing alternate activities for our readers since events are cancelled across the country. Like you, we are getting accustomed to the new normal. We asked our readers to give us ...

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guard honors fallen Jewish soldiers from war with Iraq

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There is no love lost between Iran and Israel but a recent ceremony highlighted a little-known fact about Iranian Jews. Members of the Iranian Jewish community along with the Revolutionary Guards and ...

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Dick Morris: Hillary Clinton thinks God wants her to be President

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Is God telling Hillary Clinton to jump into the 2020 presidential race? According to a political advisor to former President Bill Clinton, the former First Lady believes that is her destiny. “She ...

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5 things to know about the Downton Abbey movie

The king and queen are coming to Lord Robert Crawley’s 300-room estate, Downton Abbey, and he has exactly two weeks to get ready for it. Thankfully, he has some of the hardest-working ...

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New book delves into the faith of Johnny Cash

Guitars, fiddles and heartbreaking songs take center stage this fall as “Country Music”, the new documentary series from acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns, airs on PBS. The man in black, Johnny Cash, is ...

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Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ on PBS leads September’s family-friendly lineup

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More than a few of my childhood nights were spent sitting in my bedroom, wondering why my father was watching a “boring” PBS documentary on the Civil War. But then I grew ...

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‘Secret Life of Pets 2’ joins ‘Les Miserables’ for June movie spotlight

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The Secret Life of Pets was the fourth-highest grossing film of 2016 and one of the most family-friendly, too, with plenty of laughs and life lessons for parents and children. Its sequel ...

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Interview with God movie: What would you ask?

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Suppose you could interview God and ask any questions you wanted. What would you ask? Maybe… Can you get my boss (parents, kids, spouse, in-laws, friends…) to be more understanding? Got any ...

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