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Refreshing: Articulate Austin Residents Tackle Confederate Flag Controversy

In a refreshing twist on videos that purposely aim at exposing how Americans can be clueless about different subjects, Infowars.com reporter Lee Ann McAdoo hit the streets of Austin to find out what some residents think of the controversy which has recently embattled the Confederate battle flag. 390 more words

Recent And Not So Recent History

Obama’s Strategy For Social Media Engagement

Washington Post via Twitter Media posted a detailed report on the strategy and digital platform which supports President Obama’s social media engagement.

This year @WhiteHouse…

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Press: 50 Front Pages, 50 States, Gay Marriage Ruling

James Mcpherson, Whitworth University, Tweets linking a Pointer.org post entitled: “Front pages from all 50 states on the same-sex marriage ruling.”

Perhaps good tool to discuss editorial nature of headlines in "unbiased" coverage?

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(This week marks the 152nd anniversary of the three-day-long Battle of Gettysburg, the largest battle of the American Civil War and the largest military engagement ever fought in the western hemisphere.  2,333 more words

Faith And History

McPherson: Fake hair, white skin & tall tales -Media & Politics Blog

Reblog via Media & Politics Blog

Originally Posted by James McPherson on June 20, 2015

The headline above could refer to either Donald Trump, the… 551 more words


Battle Cry of Freedom

McPherson, James M. Battle Cry of Freedom. Read by Jonathan Davis. New York: Recorded Books, 2007.

Reason read: I am cheating a little with the reading of this book. 473 more words

Book Reviews

Day One: James McPherson

Part two in a series

James McPherson still finds himself surrounded by Southerners.

The difference now, though, is that the shady neighborhood of small, tight houses seems far more hospitable than the Confederate skirmishers that surrounded him on July 22, 1864. 642 more words

Battlefields & Historic Places