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1 hr ago | 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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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Auto Channel

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)

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

IndieLondon

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.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

IndieLondon

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 .

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

SFGate

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.

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Related Topix: 2012, Vocal, Star Wars, Movies, Entertainment

Basingstoke Gazette

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.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Daily Mail

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.

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