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More Sad . . . . Blackface News from The Wall Street Journal

University of Oklahoma President James L. Gallogly talks to students and others during the Rally to Stop Racism on the university campus in Norman, Okla., on Jan. 22. PHOTO: BRYAN TERRY/THE OKLAHOMAN/ASSOCIATED PRESS U.S. Colleges Continue to Confront Blackface on Campus From … Continue reading

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Mary Queen of Scots. . . . . The Film

All through the film the wild and wonderful Scottish landscapes fills the screen, demanding  the viewer’s attention and compliment to  the queen’s fiery temperament.Though she spent much of her life in France as a child and as a bride and … Continue reading

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Ely Cathedral

Ely Cathedral  dates back to the year 672 AD and was one  of the  major sites for Medieval pilgrims. Pilgrims are still visiting  today to the tune of 250, 000 annually.  Granted many of these pilgrims visit to see the … Continue reading

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HIROSHIMA by John Hersey

On August 6, 1945 , Hiroshima, Japan was destroyed by the first direct hit of an atomic bomb on a city.  Hersey tells what happened that day. “Told through the memories of survivors, this timeless, powerful and compassionate document, has … Continue reading

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New Facts on the Sinking of the Titanic

Very interesting  even if  it is half true!  Power and money seem always to be the route of all evil!

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Hackshaw Ridge. . . . . A Film

Medic, Desmond Doss, running into the battle without a gun, only his medic supplies ,to try to save lives. This film has some of the bloodiest and authentic battlefield scenes since “Saving Private Ryan”  and actually is reminiscent of the … Continue reading

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Fatehpur Sikri

After our day at the Taj being inspired by love, beauty, vision, and craftsmanship, we couldn’t leave the area without a visit to  Fatehpur Sikri.  It is an Unesco Historic Site.  It was built by Emperor Akbar in 1571 in … Continue reading

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