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Mike Stephen: Celebrating and mapping TV and film production in Chicago

Mike Stephen introduces DNAinfo Chicago data reporter Tanveer Ali and Hollywood on Lake Michigan, 2nd Edition co-author Michael Corcoran to each other to cover both the colorful history of film and TV production in Chicago as well as the current state of our local Hollywood scene. 27 more words

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Michael Corcoran

This week’s episode of Agent Carter introduced a brand new character, and revealed another one. Let’s start from the first and more obscure one: in… 744 more words


Photographic Miniatures of First Bull Run Participants

A few weeks ago, Facebook friend and collector Joe Maghe sent me a few interesting images with First Bull Run connections. Included were some cool, rectangular miniatures, (Joe says they are “Abbott Types”), mementos more than likely purchased as a show of support for the men and cause. 251 more words


"Make Your Move" to Air on HBO Beginning January 2, 2015

Despite the original limited release of “Make Your Move”, there are now multiple ways for Derek Hough and BoA fans to see the movie that was officially released in the United States on April 18, 2014. 204 more words

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The Brave Soldiers From Erin Why The Irish Fought With Great Success During The American Civil War: Part 3 Irish Nationalism

Nationalism by definition is: loving ones country and wanting to be governed by ones own people. During the second part of the nineteenth century, there was an increased progression of nationalistic feeling in Ireland. 2,732 more words

Military History

The Forgotten Sixty-Ninth: A Thesis on the 69th New York National Guard Artillery

Although a significant amount has been written about the wartime exploits of the Irish Brigade, particularly between 1861 and 1863, very little ink has been spilt on the other Irish brigade formation- Corcoran’s Irish Legion. 267 more words

Irish American Civil War

Union General Michael Corcoran of the Irish Brigade and Corcoran’s Irish Legion

Photo: Brig. Gen. Michael Corcoran

By Martha Boltz
The Washington Times

VIENNA, Va., August 6, 2013 — When things slowed down militarily during the Civil War and a bunch of young men were just killing time, it figures that some version of sports were to be found whether it was baseball, which had its early roots during the Civil War, or a favorite of West Virginians, road ball. 964 more words