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If Lyndon Johnson Did Not Steal the Senatorial Election of 1948...

President Lyndon Johnson’s definitive biographer Robert Caro, in his memoir Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing reveals not only the methods of a premier historian but that Lyndon Johnson stole the senatorial election of 1948 in Texas that ultimately led him to the presidency. 113 more words

1960s

Our Fine Four Fendered Friend

Oh you pretty Chitty Bang Bang
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang we love you.
And in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang what we’ll do. 125 more words

Lego

Arlene Francis

The July 23 1963 edition of the Toronto Daily Star contained an article about game show panelist Arlene Francis, who was being sued for a million dollars after getting into a car accident that caused the death of a passenger in the other car: 159 more words

Chinatown

On the same 1964 trip as the last few posts, my parents stopped in San Francisco briefly (almost 9 years too late for the first reading of Ginsburg’s… 38 more words

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Baby, it's cold outside

Being away from home can be difficult, some days drag on forever but time still flies when you look back over the past weeks or months. 514 more words

Memoir

"Mimi" is now available on Kindle!

The second part of the ANGST series: A letter for Mimi.
From the streets of 1960s Manila, to Beatlemania, and Martial Law in the Philippines. Robert recalls his life with Mimi through the three sets of dreams he had shortly before Mimi disappeared.
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The Passion of Anna

Here’s a movie with layers, a lot of layers.

It’s a movie about lying to oneself, about holding up fictions about ones life and trying to live precisely by those lies. 569 more words

Review