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Civil War Reading

The Civil War wasn’t very civil. There were more American casualties than all the rest of our wars combined. It was ugly and brutal and lasted far longer than any had anticipated. 615 more words

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

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