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Grave Thursday: Dr. Charles Urquhart

Each week we are highlighting the final resting place of someone related to the Lincoln assassination story. It may be the grave of someone whose name looms large in assassination literature, like a conspirator, or the grave of one of the many minor characters who crossed paths with history. 1,656 more words

John Wilkes Booth

The CIA vs. the presidency: this is not the first time

By Jon Rappoport | Jon Rappoport’s Blog

—In 1947, the president of the United States, Harry Truman, decided: I’m going to create a snake and call it the CIA. 910 more words

Corruption

Battleship

We went to tour the USS Alabama battleship in Mobile, AL.  The boys LOOOOOOVED it. After we left, which was way too soon for their liking, but Granny was developing a cold and it was quite windy and I was carrying the baby the whole time, going through the little passageways and up and down flights of stairs and was growing weary, SORRY boys!!!!, they had me read the statistics and tour information three times while they listened with rapt attention!!! 76 more words

Is Genesis History?

Is Genesis history? That is the title of an intriguing new film, hosted by Del Tackett, who created and hosted “The Truth Project” (for Focus on the Family), which was seen by some 12 million people worldwide.

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Struggle and Refusal in British Working-Class Fiction

A new study explores the potential for agency and flight in post-war working-class writing

“I’m not working-class: I come from the criminal classes.” These words by the actor Peter O’Toole play on a broader prejudice that aligns working-class identity with marginality and transgression. 100 more words

Literature

Layne Staley's (Alice in Chains) prom picture - 1986

#vintage #Layne Staley’s (Alice in Chains) prom picture – 1986 #history #OldSchoolCool #Bot http://ift.tt/2l3ji6l

History