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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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Vauxhall's War Horse Rides to WWI Ceremonies
July 15, 2014: Legendary D-Type Staff Car to appear at UK events through summer Mainstay of military vehicle production: more than 1500 built during WW1 Vauxhall Heritage's rare surviving car makes return trip to Ypres Luton - With just three weeks to go before centenary commemorations take place to mark the start of World War One, Vauxhall - ... (more)
Dangerous Corner - Richmond Theatre and on tour
Attenborough will direct J.B. Priestley's classic thriller Dangerous Corner , which visits Richmond Theatre as part of a UK tour.
The Book Thief - DVD Preview
Political tensions heighten across Germany, and the World and the power of words and imagination become a means of escape - and even joy - from the tumultuous events enveloping Liesel and everyone she knows and loves, including her new parents Hans and Rosa .
Alexandre Philippe explores final act in Lucas sale to Disney
Following up his 2011 crowd-sourced documentary "The People vs. George Lucas ," filmmaker Alexandre Philippe recently announced plans to make a sequel that will address Disney's 2012 takeover of the "Star Wars" franchise.
Find out more about the making of the film version of War Horse in BDC tomorrow
Andy Robertshaw will reveal his behind-the-scenes stories, military insight and on-set photographs during a unique presentation marking 100 years since the First World War.
Victory for Michael Morpurgo as planners throw out 15-storey wind...
Victory for Michael Morpurgo as planners throw out 15-storey wind turbine in Devon village which inspired War Horse after author said it would 'cast a shadow' Plans to build a 15-storey wind turbine in the middle of the countryside setting which inspired War Horse have been thrown out after opposition from author Michael Morpurgo.