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Steven Spielberg is probably the only man who could take a subject matter as dry as politics and as well known as Lincoln’s victory over the 13th amendment and make it worth watching for over one-hundred and fifty minutes. 335 more words


ARC Review: The Cure for Dreaming by Cat Winters

Olivia Mead is a headstrong, independent girl—a suffragist—in an age that prefers its girls to be docile. It’s 1900 in Oregon, and Olivia’s father, concerned that she’s headed for trouble, convinces a stage mesmerist to try to hypnotize the rebellion out of her. 1,200 more words


Strom Thurmond

“I’m a graduate of Clemson and have a self-taught law degree. I am currently holding the record for the longest filibuster: twenty-four hours and eighteen minutes to be exact.” 32 more words


George Wauchope

“As a part of the English Department, I felt inclined to enter the contest for writing the alma mater. I did not necessarily need the fifty dollars. 54 more words


Charles Pinckney

Me: “So tell me about yourself Mr. Pinckney”

Mr. Pinckney: “Oh, call me Charles David. Well I was born in 1757 in Charleston. I then helped fought under George Washington in the Revolutionary War” 221 more words


Melvin Purvis

Melvin Purvis graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1925 with a degree in law. He started working for the FBI in 1927 but was not a very good agent at first. 175 more words


Francis Bradley

Francis Wright Bradley was born in Troy, South Carolina, in the year 1884. He attended University of South Carolina as an undergraduate student from 1903 – 1907, earning his Bachelors Degree. 282 more words