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History Channel docudrama ignores some big names

The History Channel suffered from some criticism a few years ago, being nicknamed "the Hitler Channel" because it seemed to focus on World War II history more than anything else. As of late, it's done better, but occasionally it goes back to its bread and butter, and that is the case with "The World Wars," a docudrama that covers several of the key figures that were first blooded in World War I and went on to determine the outcome of World War II.


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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Albany Times Union

Did Albany Kill

The History Channel aired a two-part story on Harry Houdini recently. Some fact, some fantasy.


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Mon Sep 08, 2014


Pardon Day: What Is a Pardon?

On this day 40 years ago, President Gerald Ford pardoned former President Richard Nixon for any crimes he may have committed while in office. If you're not familiar with Watergate, Nixon had been investigated and was facing impeachment proceedings for allegedly spying on various political opponents -- then trying to cover it up -- during his re-election campaign.


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Fri Sep 05, 2014

History Channel's 'Harry Houdini'

Looking for a little escapism: The History Channel brings us the two-part mini series "Houdini." Harry Houdini , born Eric Weiss in Budapest, Hungary, was one the most famous men in the world during the turn of the 20th century.


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Wed Sep 03, 2014


The time for a Vikings video game is now

First, archaeologists studying the remains of Viking fighters who invaded England back in the 800s, found that half the warriors were women . If you weren't already impressed by these wonderful, savage bastards, you ought to be now.


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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Adrien Brody stars as 'Houdini' on History Channel

A number of feature films and TV movies have been made about the Great Houdini over the years.


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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Who's got the world's nukes?

THE homeless man accused of shooting dead two staff members at a New Zealand unemployment office has appeared in court in bare feet and bloodied bandages.


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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Labor Day History Shows Holiday is More Than Barbecues, Summer Fun

Editor's note: The following is a column written for Patch by Long Valley Middle School teacher Matt Marciano.


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Sat Aug 30, 2014


Sarah Jones preparing for new mini-series Texas Rising

The History Channel just keeps on impressing and amazing with its original television series, such as The Bible , Vikings , and and McCoys , and it looks like they could have another one on the cards.


Related Topix: Texas, _No Company, Slitherine, Video Games, Santa Anna, TX

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Nutmeg Post Adds Sound Designer, Engineer Brian Beatrice

The Mix Regional section for Mix 's September 2014 issue focuses on Miami. Send us your studio news: updates, sessions, new rooms, plus club performances and installations.


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Thu Aug 21, 2014


1984 Vs. 2014: Which Year Ruled Harder For These Music Icons? 1984 Or 2014, Which Year Was Better?

A lot can change in 30 years. On the night of September 14th, 1984, sexy Material Girl Madonna took the stage for her career making performance of "Like A Virgin" at the MTV Video Music Awards .


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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Business Journal

Alamo museum structure to close for repairs

The Long Barrack, which is located on the northwest corner of the Alamo compound, and which houses a museum for the famous Texas shrine, will close Aug. 18 to make way for a number of structural and aesthetic improvements.


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