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Odd Writers #2. Victor Hugo

Charged with just a few scant months to write ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’, Monsieur Hugo apparently prepared by buying himself a large grey shawl, reaching to his feet. 42 more words


What Is On My Mind Today: Blindness, Blood and Blessings

Just over a week ago my husband and I finally made plans to go on vacation this summer. For the first time in years, we plan to hike in the mountains of Montana. 1,719 more words


CEUFF 2017: Truman, Sami Blood & The Son of Joseph

The 20th annual Chicago European Union Film Festival (CEUFF) heads into its final week offering more powerful and compelling cinema from far away. It’s been exhausting albeit fulfilling to try to keep up with 62 films from 28 countries, shown at the Gene Siskel Film Center in 4 weeks. 879 more words

Odd Writers #1. Truman Capote

“I am a completely horizontal author. I can’t think unless I’m lying down, either in bed or stretched on a couch and with a cigarette and coffee handy.

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Explain the importance of President Truman’s order to integrate the US military and the federal government.

What was Executive Order 9981?

Executive Order 9981 stated that “there shall be equality of treatment and opportunity for all persons in the armed forces without regard to race, color, religion, or national origin.” 109 more words

Civil Rights Movement

Facts in Five

Election of 1948 edition

  • Democrats briefly courted Dwight D. Eisenhower to challenge Truman for the nomination.  The Republicans were talking with Douglas MacArthur during the same period. 
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Explain the importance of President Truman’s order to Integrate the US military and the federal government.

Executive order 9981 put an end to racial segregation and unfair treatment of racially diverse troops in the United States military. 240 more words

US History