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18 min ago | WWL-TV New Orleans

10 best bucket-list U.S. history sites, including NOLA, from Ken Burns

History is best understood by walking the ground where it happened, says filmmaker Ken Burns.

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Related Topix: Mark Twain, Vocal, Texas, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln

2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Waiting on a new name at the Government Printing Office

It's not as big a change as you might imagine. It's the same exact job. Cannon has worked for four years at the Government Printing Office making printing plates, a job he did commercially for three decades.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Brad Wenstrup, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Saxby Chambliss, Entertainment

6 hrs ago | Psychology Today

Rock Bottom is a Good Starting Point

When someone 'hits rock bottom,' there's no lower to go. Hitting the bottom is so painful that it's enough to motivate a person to recover.

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Related Topix: New York, New York, Musical Movies, Drama Movies, Sport Movies, Raging Bull

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Why World War I gets short shrift in U.S. schools

Few, if any, probably know that 100 years ago today Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia - the first in what will be a cascade of World War I centennials over the next two weeks, each darker and bloodier than the last.

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Related Topix: History in the News, Pittsburgh, PA, Squirrel Hill (Pittsburgh, PA), Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, War Horse, Education Etc.

Examiner.com

'The Women' - Classic Hollywood at the Napa Valley Opera House, 7/29

On Tuesday, July 29 at 7:00pm, the Napa Valley Opera House will screen the 1939 MGM classic comedy, The Women .

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, The Women, Best of 2007, Marie Antoinette, New York

Deseret News

OLRC stages strong drama 'Elephant Man' as final summer production

"THE ELEPHANT MAN," through Aug. 2, Caine Lyric Theatre, 28 W. Center, Logan , running time: 2 hours and 10 minutes The 1979 Tony Award-winning "The Elephant Man," which chronicles the true story of John Merrick and his caretaker Dr. Frederick Treves, breathes a breath of life into an otherwise so-so summer season of the Old Lyric Repertory Company ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, The Elephant Man, Frederick Treves, Theater, Arts

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

10 Great Mob Movies Not Made by Scorsese or Coppola

It's just too easy. If someone asks you to name the best mob movies, the knee-jerk responses are almost always 'The Godfather' or 'Goodfellas' or 'The Godfather Part II' or 'The Departed' or 'The Godfather Part III' wait, no one ever says that one.

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Related Topix: The Untouchables, Thriller, History Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Stone, Mystery Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Robert De Niro, Bugsy

Observer & Eccentric

Honest Abe: Local man a proud Lincoln lookalike

Ron Carley has used his impeccable likeness to one of the country's most-loved presidents to create quite a stir when he's out in public.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Livonia, MI, Redford, MI, Canton, MI

Stroudnewsand Journal

Comment: Do we just have to put up and shut up?

IN a bitter sweet twist this week our beautiful Slad Valley was saved from the developers and Laurie Lee 's setting for his famous novel Cider With Rosie could once again retreat into the Gloucestershire countryside.

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Related Topix: Cider with Rosie, Drama Movies

MarketWatch

The Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger performs during a concert at the Tele2 arena in Stockholm on July 1

For five decades, he has arguably been the voice of rock and roll. And in that time period, he's gotten no satisfaction, asked for sympathy for the devil, rolled some tumbling dice, offered to show up with a case of wine around 12 with some Puerto Rican girls just dying to meet you, and said if you start him up he'll never stop.

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Related Topix: Mick Jagger, Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Crime Movies, Ned Kelly, Western, Action Movies

Arkansas Online

Pick your historic day

Alert Reader, in this case a history professor here in Arkansas, noted a considerable gap--78 years--in my regularly revised July the Fourth column, which lists memorable dates in American history.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Documentary Movies, Lincoln, Drama Movies

Sat Jul 26, 2014

IcNetwork

Game of Thrones: Jonathan Pryce joins the cast as pious High Sparrow

The Flintshire-born film star has been announced as one of the new cast members for season five of the fantasy drama Welsh actor Jonathan Pryce is set to take on a starring role in the new series of Game of Thrones.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, The New World, History Movies, Adventure, Musical Movies, Evita, Jonathan Pryce

FOX23

Fascinating Fact:

Joaquin Phoenix has become the frontrunner to land the title role in Marvel Studios' "Doctor Strange."

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Related Topix: Walk the Line, Drama Movies, Music!, Celebrities, Joaquin Phoenix, Entertainment

WWBN-FM Burton

18 Rock + Metal Musician Movie Cameos [Watch]

Ever watched a lovely film only to find yourself rubbing your eyes and saying, "Wait a minute, is that?!" After closer inspection, it turns out one of your favorite musicians has made a surprise cameo! What a bonus! There are plenty of rock and metal musicians who have acted in starring or supporting roles for the big screen, but you won't find ... (more)

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, The People vs. Larry Flynt, Celebrities, Courtney Love

Stuff.co.nz

Arts Channel 'packed with great shows'

Like father, like son - two handsome men. On the left, Robert De Niro: one of the greatest actors of his generation, his career more recently tarnished by his perplexing decision to appear in all sorts of rubbish.

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Related Topix: Sport Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Raging Bull, Thriller, Taxi Driver, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Robert De Niro

NEWS.com.au

Chorus girls' cancan-do attitude

MORE than 60 professional dancers from across Victoria have auditioned for a coveted spot on the world famous Moulin Rouge chorus line in Melbourne.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Moulin Rouge, Musical Movies, Australia, Oceania, World News

Indybay.org

Passing it On: Celebrating the Life of Yuri Kochiyama

PASSING IT ON: A CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE OF YURI KOCHIYAMA When: Saturday, August 2nd, 2014 @ 4:30-9:00 pm Where: San Jose, St. Paul's Methodist 405 S. 10th, San Jose, CA 95112 ***This program will be taking donations and charging admission at the door to cover the costs*** A legend among us has passed on to the ancestors, it is now time that we ... (more)

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Documentary Movies, Malcolm X, Drama Movies, Prison

Fri Jul 25, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver Join Lincoln's Favorite Shakespeare Benefit Performance in Ma

Acclaimed actors Chris Noth and Fritz Weaver join the cast of Lincoln's Favorite Shakespeare with John Douglas Thompson and Kathleen Chalfant .

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Related Topix: Lincoln, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Crime TV, Law and Order, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Sex and the City, Comedy, History Movies, War Movies, Action Movies, Rough Riders

Indybay.org

4 For Yuri: San Francisco

Panel Discussion: On Malcolm X, Organizing, Resistance and Repression Commenced in honor of Yuri Kochiyama, a Bay Area 3 City mini tour is in motion discuss the relevant issues in each city in a friendly free form Environment.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Malcolm X, Drama Movies

Examiner.com

Joaquin Phoenix up for the role of Dr.Strange.

Many things are in store for Marvel this weekend. With Comic-Con pressing forwards, many fans are eager to see what Marvel Studio announces this weekend.

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Related Topix: The Master, I'm Still Here, Sport Movies, Gladiator, Music!, Walk the Line, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Joaquin Phoenix, Weird

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