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Movie Review — Lincoln

November 18, 2012

Steven Spielberg’s latest historical endeavor, Lincoln, hit theaters nationally this weekend.  Here’s the trailer: This movie was based in part on Doris Kearns Goodwin’s best-selling book Team of Rivals, and focuses on Lincoln’s attempt to pass the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery in the United States.  The film doesn’t attempt to cover Lincoln’s whole life, [...]

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Brown University Rejects Columbus, Loves Self

April 8, 2009

After a student petition and recent activism, Brown University (the Ivy League’s version of a ”safety” school) has officially renamed Columbus Day on its calender to “Fall Weekend” through a faculty vote.  This kind of politically correct nonsense is to be expected from such a liberal school, which needs a little intellectual diversity in their History Department.  [...]

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