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How Realistic Is a U.S.-China Trade War? FedEx CEO Weighs In

Since the election of Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency, much has been said and written about the potential for a trade war between China and the United States. 2,344 more words


The (not so) Secret Vatican Archives: A Practical Guide for Researchers

In the first of our posts on doing research abroad, Fred Smith  (@Fred_E_Smith) explores the Secret Vatican Archives.

Aliens? Illuminati secrets? Devices that can see into the future? 986 more words

Doing History In Public

TELEVISION - " Marquee Moon " Released 8th February 1977

Released on February 8th in 1977: New York CBGB’s-scene band Television released one of rock’s all-time most influential guitar albums, ‘Marquee Moon’, on… 463 more words


Television: Marquee Moon

So, I learned something new today. I learned that today marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Television‘s debut release, Marquee Moon. You think you know a thing or two about a given subject or topic and then you find out there’s a big gap in your knowledge of a thing. 766 more words


'I’ll sing a song of heroes true': A Tribute to the Glamorgan Constabulary by PS Caleb Morris

The Glamorgan Archives holds a large number of items that tell the story of the Glamorgan Constabulary from its creation in 1841. One of the more unusual items is a poem penned by Police Sergeant Caleb Morris (PS 175) in 1918 entitled, ‘A Tribute to the Glamorgan Constabulary’. 2,100 more words

An Open Letter to Teamsters President James P. Hoffa

Mr. Hoffa,

A great opportunity lays at the door of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. A chance for the Teamsters to possibly add thousands of drivers across the country to its rank and file. 706 more words

[Audio Interview] Fred Smith Launches 'Dust of Uruzgan' Book

The first lesson of communication is that everyone digests information in different ways, and the savvy communicator has their content in multiple formats for multiple audiences. 209 more words

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