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Saturday, July 06 2019

Author's childhood internment in WWII Japanese prison camp inspires this coming of age story that tests the limits of love following the Japanese Imperial Army sweep into the Philippines on Johnny Oldfield's twelfth birthday, "bombing and strafing and generally laying siege."

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Tuesday, October 10 2017

The book shares Henning’s life working in early Kansas City radio, writing for celebrities and creating the widely popular television shows Beverly Hillbillies, Petticoat Junction and Green Acres.

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Wednesday, April 05 2017

Each song is accompanied by a lengthy essay providing information on the song's writing and recording, context on where it falls within the band's timeline, and the author's analysis and explanation why it deserves its position in this hallowed canon.

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Tuesday, February 07 2017

The story of Union Major General Fitz John Porter, whose actions and leadership during the critical Second Battle of Bull Run came under military and political scrutiny and triggered a highly-contested court martial and decades of divisive partisan conflict.  

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Wednesday, December 09 2015

Showcasing 400 images captured by Clay County pioneer photographer, Jacob Hicks. this remarkable collection ranks among the most important and most interesting holdings at the Clay County Historical Museum in Liberty, Missouri.

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Sunday, November 29 2015

Remembered by many history buffs for his impressive military career and his strong relationship with American leaders, Lafayette was a 

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Sunday, November 29 2015

A historical narrative exploring the life and motivations of a revolutionary freedom fighter fueled by the author's passion and curiosity to better understand what motivated a foreign nobleman to sacrifice so much for people he didn't know.

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Saturday, November 28 2015

Written in the genre of historical fiction, the author strips the grade school history facade away from the story of the events leading to the American Revolution and replaces it with the adult story of crime, intrigue, and politics that fueled a rebellion. It is a story of the Real Sons of Liberty and their march towards revolution.

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Sunday, November 15 2015

Intimate letters from Pacific battlefields, a tragic suicide, and a family reshaped forever. A story, told in three volumes, offers fresh insight—on a deeply personal level—into the historic conflict as it was fought by the U.S. Army in the Solomon Islands, New Guinea, and The Philippines and by a family on the home front. It is an epic tale of duty, heroism, love, and human frailty.

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Wednesday, August 26 2015

Drawing from period maps in at the Library of Congress and other repositories, the book examines the critical role that maps played in Jefferson’s vision of a formidable republic and challenges the general belief that the Corps of Discovery was heading into uncharted territory as they journeyed west from St. Louis, Missouri, to the Pacific. The maps of the day indicate otherwise.

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