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History
by egdcltd
8 years ago
Oklahoma Bombing: Tulsa Race Riot of 1921

The current situation in Syria wherein their government is bombing its citizens is not unique. In Tulsa in 1921, US military personnel engaged in the first domestic offensive use of air power to drop dynamite on the residents of Tulsa. Specifically, the dynamite was dropped on its black residents.

Entertainment
by Marlando
7 years ago
Music: One Hundred Years of Memories--1912-2012--Part Three

This is a series that spans 100 years of the romance of music and the reality of history in a mixture of Americana that takes the reader down memory lane into a mindscape of feelings and thoughts. This segment travels between 1950 and 1969 and I believe is a trip worth taking. You may recall times and tunes that you thought were lost forever. Enjoy!

History
by Marlando
8 years ago
Revisiting the Golden Years, those Paradoxical 1950s

Revising the Golden Years, those Paradoxical 1950's is a surprising journey through one of American's most content and prosperous times. Yet, poverty prevailed aa did a youthful rebellion against the established values of that post war decade. In many ways it is a unique observation of our past and one that any history buff should enjoy.

Sports
by egdcltd
8 years ago
Diamond Girls: Pioneer Women of Early Baseball

Women in baseball's earliest days (with a minor exception here and there) are largely forgotten. But these pioneering women played a man's game on their own terms. Here are some of their stories.

Entertainment
by Marlando
7 years ago
Music: One Hundred Years of Memories--1912-2012

This is a series that spans 100 years of the romance of music and the reality of history in a mixture of Americana that takes the reader down memory lane into a mindscape of feelings and thoughts. This segment travels between 1912 and 1929 and I believe is a trip worth taking. You may recall times and tunes that you thought were lost forever. Enjoy!

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
7 years ago
Charlotte Corday's Web of Intrigue

Perhaps history's only sympathetic assassin, Charlotte Corday was a beautiful young French woman fired by a desire to end the madness of The French Revolution's Reign of Terror. She managed to gain access to Jean-Paul Marat, a leprous tyrant responsible for the deaths of thousands by the guillotine. She stabbed him to death in his bath, an image fancifully immortalized in a painting by French artist, Jacques Louis David.

Entertainment
by egdcltd
8 years ago
Yvonne De Carlo: Slave Girl

The stunning Canadian actress Yvonne De Carlo, although perhaps best known as the iconic TV vampire Lily Munster in the 1960s, had a respected career as a leading lady in movies before then. She worked musical theater later in life. She was a favorite pin-up in the 1940s, she is a cult figure in the noir world, and her classic Hollywood glamour image has made her a pop culture icon.

History
by Marlando
5 years ago
Women: Goddesses, Warriors and Wenches

This is the story of select women who made their historical mark; a rather fascinating tale with a ton of fun photographs. If you have a curious mind, you should love this read.

Entertainment
by Marlando
7 years ago
Music: One Hundred Years of Memories--1912-2012--Part Two

This is a series that spans 100 years of the romance of music and the reality of history in a mixture of Americana that takes the reader down memory lane into a mindscape of feelings and thoughts. This segment travels between 1930 and 1949 and I believe is a trip worth taking. You may recall times and tunes that you thought were lost forever. Enjoy!

Lifestyle
by Brockett
9 years ago
Super Size Me: A Look at the Techniques Used in the Film to Provoke a Dialogue About Fast Food and Ultimately Obesity

Super Size Me Morgan Spurlocks' film Super Size Me is a piece of rhetoric that intends to provoke a dialogue about fast food. This paper will examine the techniques and topics used in the film to provoke a discussion about fast food ultimately leading to a discussion on the topic of obesity

History
by egdcltd
8 years ago
Wild Western Women: Calamity Jane

Martha Jane Cannary, better known as Calamity Jane, was perhaps the West's best known female colorful character. During the course of her life she worked as a prostitute, an Indian scout, and performed in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The legend she left behind includes many exaggerations and outright lies; sorting fact from fiction in the life of Calamity Jane is difficult.

Lifestyle
by egdcltd
8 years ago
Billy The Kid

Folk hero, legend, killer of 21 men before he reached the age of 21?  Or, in reality, an adenoidal moron, a lucky bastard whose luck finally ran out?  The complete picture of the man/boy known more infamously today as Billy The Kid will likely never be clearly drawn.

History
by egdcltd
7 years ago
Bad Man of the "Bounty" Mutiny, Fletcher Christian

History and pop culture can be at odds many times with respect to an event or a certain historic figure.  The name "Bligh" conjures up images of an abusive, megalomaniac British naval captain of the "Mutiny on the Bounty" infamy.  However, it was not Bligh, the commanding officer of "HMS Bounty", who was the wrongdoer in the events leading to the well-known mutiny.  It was the spoiled dilettante, Fletcher Christian, who was the true villain of the "Bounty" Mutiny.

History
by Marlando
7 years ago
Civilization: A Short Unexpected Journey through a Past of Religions

Civilization: A Short Unexpected Journey through a Religious Past is an article I believe will captivate the thinker--not because I have written it so well but because of the subject matter itself--Certainly if you are a member of one of the 3-big world religions, you will discover this article to be thought-prevoking if nothing else. It is after all your history and your future.

Environment
by egdcltd
6 years ago
America's First Tree Hugger, Jonathan "Johnny Appleseed" Chapman

Jonathan "Johnny Appleseed" Chapman roamed the frontier Midwest of post-Revolutionary War America planting apple seeds. However, while he loved Nature and was perhaps a gentle and caring man he was no philanthropist: Johnny Appleseed's legendary apple trees had been planted for profit.

Entertainment
by egdcltd
6 years ago
Charley Pride's Big, Black, Country Cojones

Charley Pride's career has been second only to Elvis Presley's in terms of sales and Number One records for RCA.  He remains, however, the only black man to achieve that level of superstardom in Country music.

Entertainment
by Marlando
7 years ago
Music: One Hundred Years of Memories--1912-2012--Part Five

This is a series that spans 100 years of the romance of music and the reality of history in a mixture of Americana that takes the reader down memory lane into a mindscape of feelings and thoughts. This segment travels between 1970 and 2012 and I believe is a trip worth taking. You may recall times and tunes that you thought were lost forever. Enjoy!

Lifestyle
by Marlando
5 years ago
Religion: A Perspective to Ponder

If you've ever wondered why you are skeptical when it comes to your religion or religion itself, you will find this article unique and intriguing; it is indeed a new prospective to ponder. And, if you are a seeker, you might even find a spirituality that you never thought possible to have. If religion interests you, Religion: A Perspective to Ponder, is a MUST READ.

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