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My Father, a WWII Veteran, Gave His Sergeant the Ultimate Honor

final homecoming THE TRAIN PULLED INTO the station in Franklin, Tennessee, on December 16, 1948. It was 9:13 in the ...
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My Father, a WWII Veteran, Gave His Sergeant the Ultimate Honor

final homecoming THE TRAIN PULLED INTO the station in Franklin, Tennessee, on December 16, 1948. It was 9:13 in the ...
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Confederate-Named Bases to Be Renamed for Vietnam War Heroes

Four men who served in the Vietnam War are in line to have U.S. Army bases named in their honor, ...
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Confederate-Named Bases to Be Renamed for Vietnam War Heroes

Four men who served in the Vietnam War are in line to have U.S. Army bases named in their honor, ...
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Behind the Scenes Minis: M & M

Tracy and Holly discuss online disagreements over the origin of the science-fiction genre of literature and the nature of Margaret ...
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From Furs to Fun: Astoria, Oregon

Astoria, Oregon, spreads along the bank of the Columbia River, 10 miles upstream from the Pacific Ocean. Established in 1811 ...
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Japanese American Fred Korematsu is arrested for resisting internment

On May 30, 1942, Fred Korematsu is arrested in San Leandro, California for resisting internment under President Franklin Roosevelt’s controversial ...
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The Levi and Catharine Coffin House State Historic Site: The Grand Central Station of the Underground Railroad

The Levi and Catharine Coffin House in Fountain City, Ind., may seem off the beaten path for Civil War aficionados, ...
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NLAW Missile: Ukraine’s Primary Tank Buster Fighting Russia

When Russia began its “special military operation” into Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022, numerous Western countries pledged to support the ...
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‘Now He Belongs to the Ages’: The Lincoln Memorial at 100

On Memorial Day, May 30, 1922, tens of thousands of people gathered in Washington, D.C., for the highly anticipated dedication ...
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Georgia O’Keeffe

Georgia O'Keeffe was one of the world's most influential female artists - in 2014, her painting "Jimson Weed" sold for ...
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The World Festival of Black Arts

in April 1966 thousands of artists and performers from all over Africa descended on the Senegalese capital, Dakar, for the ...
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The museum of banned Russian art

In 1966, a Russian painter and archaeologist, Igor Savitsky, created a museum in the remote desert of Uzbekistan, where he ...
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The last days of Frida Kahlo

The great Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo, died in 1954, at the age of 47. The art critic, Raquel Tibol, lived ...
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Meeting Picasso

In the summer of 1951 a young art historian called John Richardson met one of the greatest painters of the ...
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The murder of Kelso Cochrane

In May 1959, Kelso Cochrane, a carpenter who'd emigrated to Britain from Antigua, was knifed to death by a gang ...
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Chasing the Marcos millions

The former president of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos Senior is thought to have plundered a huge amount of public money ...
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Shanghai at War

In 1937, Japanese forces entered Shanghai - spelling the end of a period when the Chinese city had been a ...
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Episode 196: In France or in Heaven

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. A note on notes: We’d much rather you just ...
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An Ode to the BMW M5: From Car Show! with Eddie Alterman

Malcolm confesses to being an absolute car nut. And now his dream has come true — the launch of a ...
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Greenness and UK Environmental Challenges – Professor Carolyn Roberts

The world faces environmental challenges from global to local levels. Well-rehearsed but impenetrable issues, include the increased likelihood of damage to life and infrastructure from climate change; carbon management policies ...
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Keep it Short

J S Bach Magnificat The art of being succinct is not one always associated with the works of Bach; in his compact setting of the Magnificat he employs economy and ...
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Joseph Haydn, Op 76 No 1 in G major

Haydn's Op. 76, the last set of six quartets he composed, are generally recognised as the pinnacle of his writing in the genre. They were completed in 1796-7 and published ...
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Current Trends in European and Middle Eastern Mortality

Speakers present the current ‘state-of-the-art’ of mortality studies in the UK, Europe and beyond, with consideration to the influence of Graunt ...
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Why we see what we do

The visual system has developed to allow us to navigate in a complex and dangerous world in order to find food and to avoid danger. This survival system works by ...
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Haydn in London – London: The place to be seen and heard

This concert will explore Haydn's visit to London and recreate the type of programme what would have been heard at the legendary Salomon Concerts in Hanover Square. Salomon was instrumental ...
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The London Accord Spring Conference – Climate Change: Structuring Cleantech Investment

THE LONDON ACCORD SPRING CONFERENCE Climate Change: Structuring Cleantech Investment The Conference will address issues related to the development of investment instruments for infrastructure and the low carbon economy. Keynote ...
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Remember Me

Memorability is sometimes achieved by the simple technique of repetition, in addition to more high-flown inspiration. Some of the simplest sustaining devices of great music are ground bass, ostinato or ...
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Bach’s Orgelbuchlein (‘Little Organ Book’) – Richard Townend

Bach's title page to the Orgelbüchlein reads: "Little organ book in which guidance is given to an inquiring organist in how to accomplish a chorale [prelude] in all kinds of ...
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