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"LINCOLN" (1974-76) Review [31 May 2016|07:17pm]

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"LINCOLN" (1974-76) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "LINCOLN", the 1974-76 adaptation of Carl Sandburg's six-volume biography of President Abraham Lincoln. Produced by David Wolper, the miniseries starred Hal Holbrook.
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TIME MACHINE: Battle of New Orleans [21 Jan 2015|09:52am]

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TIME MACHINE: BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS

I wrote this ARTICLE about the War of 1812 conflict known as the Battle of New Orleans, which was fought on January 8, 1815.
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TIME MACHINE: Sherman's March to the Sea - Part Two [22 Dec 2014|08:39pm]

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TIME MACHINE: SHERMAN'S MARCH TO THE SEA - PART TWO

I wrote the second of a two-part ARTICLE about the Savannah Campaign, conducted by Major-General William T. Sherman during the U.S. Civil War. This campaign was otherwise known as "Sherman's March to the Sea".
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TIME MACHINE: Sherman's March to the Sea - Part One [19 Nov 2014|10:51pm]

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TIME MACHINE: SHERMAN'S MARCH TO THE SEA - PART ONE

I wrote the first of a two-part ARTICLE about the Savannah Campaign, conducted by Major-General William T. Sherman during the U.S. Civil War. This campaign was otherwise known as "Sherman's March to the Sea".
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TIME MACHINE: Battle of Jonesborough [07 Sep 2014|11:51am]

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TIME MACHINE: BATTLE OF JONESBOROUGH

I wrote this ARTICLE about the Civil War conflict known as the Battle of Jonesborough. It was fought on August 31-September 1, 1864.
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TIME MACHINE: Battle of Bladensburg [24 Aug 2014|10:05pm]

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TIME MACHINE: BATTLE OF BLADENSBURG

I wrote this ARTICLE about the War of 1812 conflict known as the Battle of Bladensburg.
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TIME MACHINE: Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria (1875-1914) [30 Jul 2014|03:21pm]

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TIME MACHINE: ASSASSINATION OF ARCHDUKE FRANZ FERDINAND OF AUSTRIA (1875-1914)

I wrote this small ARTICLE about the assassinations of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Sophie, Duchess Hohenberg in Sarajevo. Their deaths would provide the spark to the beginning of World War I.
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Top Ten Favorite HISTORY DOCUMENTARIES [25 Jun 2014|05:48pm]

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TOP TEN FAVORITE HISTORY DOCUMENTARIES

Here is a LIST of my ten favorite history documentaries.
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TIME MACHINE: Battle of Cold Harbor [19 Jun 2014|06:25pm]

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TIME MACHINE: BATTLE OF COLD HARBOR

I wrote this small ARTICLE about the Civil War conflict known as the Battle of Cold Harbor, which was fought between May 31-June 12, 1864.
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TIME MACHINE: Battle of the Wilderness [05 May 2014|09:27pm]

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TIME MACHINE: BATTLE OF THE WILDERNESS

I wrote this ARTICLE about the Battle of the Wilderness, which was fought on May 5-7, 1864.
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TIME MACHINE: The Oberlin-Wellington Rescue [02 Apr 2014|06:39pm]

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TIME MACHINE: THE OBERLIN-WELLINGTON RESCUE

I wrote this ARTICLE about the famous rescue of a captured fugitive slave, known as the Oberlin-Wellington Rescue in September 1858.
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TIME MACHINE: The March on Washington [28 Aug 2013|07:27pm]

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TIME MACHINE: THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON

I wrote this ARTICLE on the famous political event called "The March on Washington", in honor of its 50th anniversary.
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TIME MACHINE: The New York City Draft Riots [23 Jul 2013|11:39am]

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TIME MACHINE: THE NEW YORK CITY DRAFT RIOTS

I wrote this ARTICLE about the New City Draft Riots that occurred between July 13-16, 1863; during the U.S. Civil War.
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TIME MACHINE: The Battle of Gettysburg [23 Jul 2013|11:38am]

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TIME MACHINE: THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG

I wrote this ARTICLE about the U.S. Civil War military engagement, the Battle of Gettysburg, which was fought July 1-3, 1863.
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TIME MACHINE: Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968) [04 Apr 2013|06:49pm]

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TIME MACHINE: ASSASSINATION OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. (1929-1968)

I wrote this brief ARTICLE about the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; which occurred 45 years ago today, on April 4, 1968.
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TIME MACHINE: The Battle of Antietam [17 Sep 2012|07:52pm]

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TIME MACHINE: THE BATTLE OF ANTIETAM

I wrote this small ARTICLE about the U.S. Civil War Battle of Antietam, which was fought 150 years ago, today.
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"THE SUPERSIZERS": Eating Through History [29 Aug 2012|12:20pm]

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"THE SUPERSIZERS": Eating Through History

I wrote this ARTICLE about the BBC's series, "THE SUPERSIZERS". Hosted by food critic Giles Coren and broadcaster-comedienne Sue Perkins, the series takes a look at the history of food mainly in Great Britain.
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"ELEGANCE AND DECADENCE - The Age of the Regency" [07 Jul 2012|09:32am]

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"ELEGANCE AND DECADENCE - The Age of the Regency"

Here is a LINK to video clips on the BBC documentary, "ELEGANCE AND DECADENCE - The Age of the Regency". Hosted by Dr. Lucy Worsley, the documentary was shown in three parts.
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Interesting WORLD WAR II Photo Album [01 Feb 2012|01:34pm]

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INTERESTING WORLD WAR II PHOTO ALBUM

I found this interesting web page about an ALBUM featuring images from Russia during the Nazi occupation in 1941.
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WASHINGTON POST Article on Southern Seccession [10 Jan 2011|10:57pm]

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Here is an article published by THE WASHINGTON POST called "Five myths about why the South seceded". Whether it is the truth or not, I guess it is all subjective.
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