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Ace Collins Author Interview + Giveaway

This week, I’m thrilled to introduce to you a fellow WWII author, Ace Collins. He’s a master storyteller. He’s recently released a new volume of  1,245 more words

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Veterans of the Vietnam War

On November 11, 1919, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson issued a message to his countrymen on the first Armistice Day, which he began by saying, “A year ago today our enemies laid down their arms in accordance with an armistice which rendered them impotent to renew hostilities, and gave to the world an assured opportunity to reconstruct its shattered order and to work out in peace a new and juster set of inter national relations…” The anniversary of the end of World War I was finally made a legal holiday in 1938 and changed its name to Veterans Day in 1954. 3,650 more words

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The United States of America #1688 (1976)

I’ve been dreading the entry focusing on my homeland, the United States of America, for quite some time. I knew it was coming. When relatively “simple” entities such as Congo Free State or Crete consume four hours and more of work, producing seven or eight thousand words of text, I know covering the U.S.A. 26,334 more words

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University of Virginia: Digital Social Network Linking The Living And The Dead Expands

University of Virginia: Digital Social Network Linking The Living And The Dead Expands. “The Social Networks and Archival Context, or SNAC… aims to blow open the doors of libraries and archives and revolutionize the way primary documents are organized and made accessible. 40 more words

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This Week on Triogenius: Veterans Day

Veterans Day is November 11th. Here’s some info on the holiday and on Veterans:

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The Statue of Liberty

Back to “regular” programming…

On this day — October 28 — in 1886, U.S. President Grover Cleveland dedicated the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor. 8,818 more words

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