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Review of An Army At Dawn

  In his Pulitzer-Prize-winning book, An Army At Dawn, The War in North Africa, 1942-43, Rick Atkinson takes an in-depth look at the fledgling Allied effort to gain a war footing in the attempt to confront the Nazi stronghold in … Continue reading

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Is England Still Part of Europe? By Victor Davis Hanson

    Britain has a last chance to re-embrace the free-market democratic world that it once helped to create. British prime minister Boris Johnson is desperate to translate the British public’s June 2016 vote to leave the European Union into … Continue reading

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Do You Reread Favorite Books? By Terri Barnes

Children often read a favorite book over and over again or ask a parent to read the same bedtime story night after night. According to Scholastic, this is good for children, who gain reading fluency and comfort from familiar stories, … Continue reading

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How the Myth of the ‘Robber Barons’ Began—and Why It Persists By Burton W. Folsom

The widely-accepted “history” of America’s Gilded Age was grossly inaccurate, but it told a compelling story that many fell for hook, line, and sinker. Friday, September 21, 2018     Note from the President: Burton W. Folsom is more than … Continue reading

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Review of The Ghost Ships of Archangel

  In his book, The Ghost Ships of Archangel: The Arctic Voyage that Defied the Nazis, William Geroux relays the true story of a convoy of allied ships known as PQ-17. These thirty-three vessels sailed the treacherous sea lanes between … Continue reading

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An Autumn Evening By Lucy Maud Montgomery

Dark hills against a hollow crocus sky Scarfed with its crimson pennons, and below The dome of sunset long, hushed valleys lie Cradling the twilight, where the lone winds blow And wake among the harps of leafless trees Fantastic runes … Continue reading

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The Landscape of Character Building By Lori Benton

The seasons of the writing life allow me time to pursue another creative passion, landscape photography, and my home state of Oregon offers an abundance of breathtaking subjects. From lush snow-capped mountains to rugged coastline, thundering waterfalls to high desert … Continue reading

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