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WATCH: Director Peter Webber on the film noir inspirations behind EMPEROR & why it flopped in the US

They don’t make ’em like that anymore, but that’s exactly what Peter Webber has done with Emperor, a sweeping, old fashioned WWII drama about a truly momentous but little known moment in the history of American diplomacy. 559 more words

Vérité Film Magazine

Not Fade Away

Back in 1952 it was obvious that after twenty years the Democrats would at last lose the White House. The public wanted a change, and there were no Democratic candidates with the stature (“presidential timber” was the phrase of the time) of any of the Republicans like Thomas Dewey or Robert Taft, or Dwight Eisenhower or Douglas MacArthur. 1,426 more words

Think Pieces

10 BEST GENERALS IN AMERICAN HISTORY

This is from Warrior Scout.

I would have rated Ike higher than ninth.

Many such lists have been compiled, each subjective to one degree or another. 1,655 more words

Who You Are

You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt; as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear; as young as your hope, as old as your despair. 176 more words

Poetry

Clear and Present Dangers…for Memorial Day

“It is my earnest hope – indeed the hope of all mankind – that from this solemn occasion a better world shall emerge out of the blood and carnage of the past, a world found upon faith and understanding, a world dedicated to the dignity of man and the fulfillment of his most cherished wish for freedom, tolerance and justice.” 10 more words

Clear And Present Dangers

The Mote in God's Eye

I’m sad to say that Science Fiction Spring has become a bit harder going than I’d hoped. Notwithstanding the interruption of something as big as… 859 more words

Book

Douglas MacArthur and Freedom

This morning I am working on various writing projects- blogs that have been sitting mostly, and a report that needs finishing. I felt the need to post something… something that was poignant and appropriate, as I see in the “news” how Bush and Clinton are moving along in their campaigns. 42 more words

Freedom