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Last Word on the Portrait of the ‘Fort Worth Five’

It is one of the most famous photographs in Western history. Five well-dressed outlaws gaze into the camera—two of them ...
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September school holidays across all WA Museum sites

Stuck for ideas on how to entertain the kids these school holidays? Then you’ve come to the right place. Our ...
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Sherlock Holmes: The History of the Mystery

In 1887, an adventure novel written by a 27-year-old for a little extra cash was published in the Christmas edition ...
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Sherlock Holmes: The History of the Mystery

In 1887, an adventure novel written by a 27-year-old for a little extra cash was published in the Christmas edition ...
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Iran and Iraq Fought a War for 8 Years, Killed Millions, and Achieved Nothing

In the early 1980s, many Western engineering and building contractors working in Iraq witnessed from the leisurely space of their ...
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Iran and Iraq Fought a War for 8 Years, Killed Millions, and Achieved Nothing

In the early 1980s, many Western engineering and building contractors working in Iraq witnessed from the leisurely space of their ...
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Panzerfaust: The Last-Ditch Weapons of the Nazis

The Panzerfaust is popularly associated with being a last-ditch weapon, wielded by the old men and young boys of the ...
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The 10 Most Accurate WWII Battle Movies

More than 80 years after World War II began, there are few aspects of humanity’s most catastrophic war that have ...
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Nurses in Vietnam: Putting Themselves in Danger to Keep Men Alive

“In Pleiku, the sound was faint at first, then gradually grew louder; a medevac chopper somewhere in the night sky,” ...
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How the US Military Adopted Its Famous ‘Birth Control Glasses’

When I was 15 years old, my vision started to go. As a military brat, the options for eyewear were ...
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Way to Go, Ohio

A century ago, a mysterious and disfiguring disease was finally cured by an experiment in Akron, Ohio . . ...
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The Magic Wand Experiment

What if you could design any experiment you wanted? Without worrying about money, ethics, logistics, or even the laws of ...
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Hong Kong – abandoned children

In the 1950s and 60s hundreds of thousands of Chinese people fled to the British colony of Hong Kong to ...
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Hong Kong – Kowloon Walled City

A unique way of life came to an end in Hong Kong in 1993 when Kowloon Walled City was demolished ...
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Hong Kong: The 5-19 football riot in China

In May 1985 Hong Kong inflicted an unexpected footballing defeat on their neighbours and rivals China in a World Cup ...
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Hong Kong – democracy campaigner

In 1997 Hong Kong was handed back to China after more than 150 years of British rule. There were ceremonies ...
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Hong Kong – the handover

In 1997 Hong Kong was a buzzing hub of capitalism surrounded by a communist state. It was also a colonial ...
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The UK’s first official gay Pride March

The UK’s first official gay Pride march took place 50 years ago - 1st July 1972. Alex Collins talks to ...
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Egypt’s first democratic presidential election

In June 2012, Egypt held its first ever free democratic presidential election. Mohamed Morsi, representing the Muslim Brotherhood, emerged victorious ...
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Episode 197: Kiddo

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Music Arrival by Dominique Dumont Bouquet by Bobby Hutcherson ...
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