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History has the Power to Change the Perspectives

“Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft”  Winston Churchill

It is always fascinating and enlightening to listen and read history. It may be social, cultural and economic history or it is a history of religion, nations, civilizations, wars and people.

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Strolling By The Royal Crescent

I know, I know. Sorry. I went all “professorial” yesterday.

You may know I used to teach “Politics of Western Europe.” That guy on Fox just reminded me of a few students I’d known. 194 more words

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Fullerton, California - A Great Place to Call Home

In 1887 Edward Amerige drove a stake into a mustard field. Today this area is the corner of Harbor Boulevard and Commonwealth Avenue in Fullerton. Amerige may not have been aware at the time that he was laying ground for the beautiful new city, he did realize, however, that he was breaking ground for future railroad service. 450 more words

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HSR the Prequel

In 1953 Auntie liked to entertain us while she was prepping the next live programme:

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Today in Irish History - 27 January:

1850 – Edward J. Smith, captain of the ill-fated Titanic is born in Stoke-on-Trent. The Titanic was built at the at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast. 195 more words

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