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January 22nd, 2009 Wednesday
We have a new president. The very first African American president Barack Obama. It was Tuesday, not today but history. I watched my very first inaugural.
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I am currently working my way through The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap by historian Stephanie Coontz. It’s a very provocative book that challenges a lot of our preconceived notions about family structures in U.S. 1,034 more words
Book review: The Untold History of the United States, Young Readers Edition, 1898-1945, Volume 1, by Oliver Stone & Peter Kuznick, adapted by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Stone, Oliver & Kuznick, Peter. The Untold History of the United States, Young Readers Edition, 1898-1945, Volume 1. Adapted by Susan Campbell Bartoletti. $19.99. ISBN 9781481421737. 150 more words