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Thursday, August 01 2019

Super women as female role models: From the foremothers who blazed trails and broke barriers, to today's women warriors from sports, science, cyberspace, city hall, the lecture hall, and the silver screen -- 200 portraits of powerful and inspiring role models for women and girls poised to become super women of the future.

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Thursday, July 25 2019

Fender's revolutionary guitar, the Fender Stratocaster, has been the preference of world-renowned musicians like Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, David Gilmour, Eric Clapton, George Harrison and Jeff Beck — to name a few.

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Tuesday, July 23 2019

Night Stalkers Don't Quit! Part of the creed of the US Army 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR) says it all. This heroic group of soldiers, whose missions are mainly conducted at night, often witness things that no one should ever have to see—but to this tight-knit brotherhood it's all part of the job.

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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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