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Coming Soon--The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

A prior post announced the forthcoming Kenneth Burns’ documentary “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” about Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt to be shown on National Public Television in the Fall of 2014. 280 more words

History

The fears we all share

“the only thing we have to fear is fear itself,” Franklin D. Roosevelt 1933

“what you fear most of all is – fear. Very wise,” – Professor Lupin, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K.Rowling…

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General Musings

The complete guide to swearing at work

For those of us with a fondness for profanity, testing the bounds of cursing in the workplace can feel at once satisfying—and fucking terrifying. But fear not, there’s reason to believe that indulging your impulse to drop an f-bomb in the office is worth it, according to some experts. 1,241 more words

The 22nd Amendment

In 1944, Thomas Dewey, the Republican nominee for President, has this to say about a multi-term President:

“Four terms, or sixteen years, is the most dangerous threat to our freedom ever proposed.” (1) 123 more words

General Political Science

Client 9: ἁμαρτία ...

Client 9 (2010) gezien. Kijkbare recap, niks verrassends.

I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.

–FDR

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EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN SPAS

EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN SPAS

The formal architectural development of European spas took place in the 18th and 19th centuries. The architecture of Bath, England, developed along Georgian and Neoclassical lines, generally following Palladian structures. 2,364 more words

Vacation

'Room 3603' by H. Montgomery Hyde; Foreword by Ian Fleming

Words by Edward Biddulph

Ian Fleming described him as “one of the great secret agents of the last war”, and a man that “has a magnetic personality and the quality of making anyone ready to follow him to the ends of the earth.” No, not James Bond, but… 908 more words

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