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Review of West Like Lightning

In his book, West Like Lightning: The Brief Legendary Ride of the Pony Express, Jim DeFelice chronicles the 18-month span of one of the most fabled epochs of Old West history. DeFelice describes every stop on the historic route across … Continue reading

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‘Like Getting My Father Back’: WWII POW’s Art Returned To His Family By Laurel Morales

  Howard Weistling wanted to be a comic strip artist. But when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, Weistling felt compelled to enlist in the Army. Mike Weistling, Howard’s grandson, loved to hear his grandfather’s war stories. “He probably told me … Continue reading

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The Fifth of November

Remember, remember! The fifth of November, The Gunpowder treason and plot; I know of no reason Why the Gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot! Guy Fawkes and his companions Did the scheme contrive, To blow the King and Parliament All … Continue reading

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On This Day….

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The Adventurous Writer Who Brought Nancy Drew To Life By Jennifer Fisher

  Nancy Drew struggled this way and that. She twisted and squirmed. She kicked and clawed. But she was powerless in the grip of the man. ‘Little wildcat! You won’t do any more scratching when I get through with you!’ … Continue reading

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What Was the Reformation?

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Ancient scrolls charred by Vesuvius could be read once again by Nicola Davis

US scientists say it may be possible to decipher words using new x-ray technique   One of the Herculaneum scrolls scientists are hoping to read with x-ray technology. Photograph: Diamond Light Source/Digital Restoration Initiative, University of Kentucky When Mount Vesuvius … Continue reading

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