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Through Heavy Lenses

My colleague, the maestro Jeff Thomson—an astounding painter and scene designer—is fond of re-enacting an old comic skit by the great Jonathan Winters. Winters plays an army general who is giving a speech for his troops before going into battle: 607 more words


Yesterday's Tom Hanks-Produced Series, The Sixties, Offers a Breathtaking History Lesson

By rights, there ought to be a great big bunch of flowers heading to the Yesterday offices about now. If I had actually bothered to buy some (which I didn’t), they would be a heartfelt, enormous thank you from me for documentary series The Sixties. 366 more words

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DIVING by Ula Grace

As we put on our bulky Scuba gear I smile in anticipation of the underwater trip we are about to take. I haven’t been diving in a couple of years so I’m a little nervous. 188 more words


Black Holes in the Predecisional Universe: Agencies Gain a New Justification for Secrecy

A version of this article originally appeared in Perspectives on History, an American Historical Association publication, with an introduction by Allen Mikaelian and alongside articles by former chief CIA historian  1,151 more words


Yesterday was Obama's 53rd birthday only if you believe the official lie

Yesterday was President Ebola’s 53rd birthday.

That’s if you actually believe the POS’s claim that he was born on August 4, 1961, because there are those who suspect his birthdate was really… 460 more words


JFK And The Unspeakable: Why He Died And Why It Matters

JFK and the Unspeakable, written by James Douglass, is by far THE BEST book available on the assassination of JFK. In a clear time line, Mr. 80 more words