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2014/10/21 20:44
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I'm standing aboard a boatload of history. I'm on the main deck of the SS Red Oak Victory, gazing at the bay from a whole different viewpoint and letting the fact sink in that this venerable vessel...
2014/10/21 20:44
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2014/10/20 16:48
2014/10/20 16:48
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Shelton Johnson, whose father was born and raised in Spartanburg, formerly served in the Peace Corps and has worked in national parks since 1984. He currently serves as a park ranger at Yosemite...
2014/10/20 08:10
2014/10/20 08:10
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Monday, October 20, 2014 SANBORNVILLE - Wakefield Opera House Performing Arts Community presents Grammy-winning guitarist Ed Gerhard on Saturday, Oct. 25 at The Wakefield Opera House, 2 High St....
2014/10/19 23:53
2014/10/19 23:53
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Bill Altaffer will discuss the little-known region of the North Caucasus and its people and cultures. When, where: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena. Admission,...
2014/10/19 16:25
2014/10/19 16:25
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From AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES (2006) through the first season of FINDING YOUR ROOTS (2012), Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has been helping people discover long-lost relatives hidden for...
2014/10/19 09:09
2014/10/19 09:09
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... say, ‘Who’s your audience?’ I say everybody. If you make a good film and no one knows that it’s on, it’s not a good film.” Nevertheless it is remarkable how, in a culture that is supposed to...
2014/10/19 07:53
2014/10/19 07:53
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Those who develop a strong interest in their forebears tend to do so later in life. But that was not the way for Henry Louis Gates Jr. The Ivy League professor, whose fascinating genealogical show...
2014/10/19 04:33
2014/10/19 04:33
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LEWISTON – Members of New York State’s history community will meet for the 36th annual Conference on New York State History June 18-20 at Niagara University. The conference, which meets at a...
2014/10/17 08:22
2014/10/17 08:22
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STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - Best-selling author Scott Turow will headline an annual speaker series at Oklahoma State University. The H. Louise and H.E. "Ed" Cobb Speaker Series is the largest...
2014/10/17 00:57
2014/10/17 00:57
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Ward 1 is Brant's political hotbed in the stretch run to the Oct. 27 municipal election, with a swirl of issues, particularly in St. George. And St. George and Glen Morris voters can expect to hear...
2014/10/16 22:52
2014/10/16 22:52
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When Fred Claire became the Dodgers’ general manager in April 1987, he inherited a farm director, William Schweppe, and a scouting director, Ben Wade, who had been with the team in some capacity since...
2014/10/16 17:24
2014/10/16 17:24
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Perhaps you can’t imagine why you would commit yourself to a 14-hour film about the Roosevelts. Yes, Theodore Roosevelt, 26th president of the United States, has his face up on Mount Rushmore; sure,...
2014/10/15 22:52
2014/10/15 22:52
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The British production company, The Archers, is the focus of the current movie series at Cinematheque at Cal State Northridge. The Archers was a partnership between director Michael Powell and...
2014/10/15 19:06
2014/10/15 19:06
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Case in point, we have the Sixth Annual Carmel International Film Festival taking place this weekend, a major event already underway, but with the meat of its substantive lineup of films getting its...
2014/10/15 02:53
2014/10/15 02:53
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Does the president create the times, or do the times create the president? Midway through the recent documentary from filmmaker Ken Burns about the Roosevelt political family — Teddy, Eleanor and...
2014/10/14 15:58
2014/10/14 15:58
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To the editor: After I watched the most recent Ken Burns PBS special on the Roosevelt family, and in retrospect, I am convinced that we are losing important basic foundations for future prosperity in...
2014/10/14 01:56
2014/10/14 01:56
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Local 10 News investigative reporter Ross Palombo profiles the two candidates vying to become the next of mayor of North Miami. Ken Burns, who has previously served as mayor, is running against Smith...
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2014/10/13 11:05
2014/10/13 11:05
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Recently I enjoyed watching the Ken Burns’ TV series on the lives and careers of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. It was both entertaining and educational and was a good example of why Public...
2014/10/13 02:13
2014/10/13 02:13
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Ken Burns' series 'The Roosevelts' shows similarities, differences of the historical figures In an interview with Tribune critic Chris Jones about his new series "The Roosevelts: An Intimate...
2014/10/12 18:15
2014/10/12 18:15
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A fifth cousin, four times removed, is not a close relative by any stretch of the imagination. But filmmaker Ken Burns was more than happy to have that connection presented to him on the Oct. 7...
2014/10/21 20:44
2014/10/21 20:44
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