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By Rob Weidow On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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‘Trial By Fire’ Review: A father falsely executed is the theme of this Cameron Todd Willingham story

Trial by Fire is the latest movie from Academy Award winning director Edward Zwick (Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, Blood Diamond). The movie brings us to the small Texas town of Corsicana on December 23, 1991. It More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, May 9th, 2019
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‘Tolkien’ never lives up the myth or legend of a man behind ‘The Hobbit’ and the ‘LOTR’

Fox Spotlight tried to share J.R.R. Tolkien’s backstory, one of the most influential literary giants in history, with audiences in their new biopic, Tolkien. Nicholas Hoult steps into the shoes of the iconic More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, April 28th, 2019
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Discovery and Science Channels to honor 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing with ‘Apollo: The Forgotten Films’

On July 20th, 1969, the world watched Neil Armstrong’s giant leap for mankind, but behind these iconic images is an unseen story. Now, 50 years later, Discovery and Science Channel will celebrate the Apollo 11 More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, April 28th, 2019
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‘Uncharted’ will unlock ‘Secrets to Mysteries’ in new Discovery and Science Channel series

Ancient relics, mythical cities and buried treasure. These are all things that maps have been used to find, a tried and true method for locating lost objects. In a new Discovery and Science Channel series, urban More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 30th, 2019
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‘The Highwaymen’ is a dull Bonnie and Clyde chase film, should have been called Hamer and Gault

An all-star cast in a film about Bonnie and Clyde is never about the famous outlaws, but rather the pair set to end their crime spree across several states. A rather sluggish script hinders any intrigue as The Highwaymen More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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‘Hotel Mumbai’ brings India’s 9/11 to life in a chilling, suspenseful film

Australian director Anthony Maras has undertaken an incredible feat: bring the horrific 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai to theaters in a powerful way, still entertaining audiences and engaging their emotions. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
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1965: Gus Grissom and ‘Gemini 3’ really Launched NASA’s Space Program

Astronauts Young and Grissom walk up the ramp leading to the elevator that will carry them to the spacecraft for the first manned Gemini mission. They wear Gemini G3C intravehicular suits. March 23, 1965 Major Virgil More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
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Remembering Ronald Reagan’s ‘Star Wars’ speech on anti-missile defense

On March 23, 1983 President Ronald Reagan addressed the nation to announce that the United States would embark on a program to develop antimissile technology. Reagan asserted that the move would make the country More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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John Schneider sets ‘Bo’s Extravaganza’ to celebrate 40th Anniversary of ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’

John Schneider Studios will host the 2nd Annual Bo’s Extravaganza, April 6-7, 2019. The 2-day event will celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Dukes of Hazzard and John “Bo Duke” Schneider’s birthday More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 21st, 2019
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Martin Luther King Jr ‘Imaginary Letter’ from Apostle Paul 1956 AUDIO

Delivered at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, Montgomery, Alabama, on 4 November 1956.  I would like to share with you an imaginary letter from the pen of the Apostle Paul. The postmark reveals that it comes from More...

By Judy Aron On Monday, January 21st, 2019
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Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. VIDEOS

1962 New York World-Telegram and the Sun staff photographer Martin Luther King, Jr., half-length portrait, facing left, with left arm raised, at freedom rally, Washington Temple Church / World Telegram & Sun More...

By Judy Aron On Monday, January 21st, 2019
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Martin Luther King Jr And His Guns

“MLK had a houseful of guns. Ironically, he was turned down for a carry permit, because, being African American, he was deemed by local law enforcement to be “not suitable.” Yes – you heard More...

By Guest Author On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Chernobyl tours: be ready for the most extraordinary trip

Events that will remain in memory forever Impressing the whole world with its huge scale and terrible consequences, the Chernobyl disaster shocked the whole world. Radiation has affected the vast territories of More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Massachusetts’ Merrimack College library promoting ‘National Day of Mourning’ for Thanksgiving, combat racism

The McQuade Library at Merrimack College in Massachusetts referred to Thanksgiving as a “#NationalDayOfMourning” on Sunday as it promote an article entitled “Decolonizing Thanksgiving: A Toolkit for Combatting More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 27th, 2018
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‘Gosnell’ brings the shocking facts of Kermit Gosnell’s House of Horrors to the big screen

The media ignored the abortion doctor’s trial and much of the press ignored the film based on the shocking story of Kermit Gosnell, an abortion doctor in Philadelphia who allowed a medical overdose of a patient More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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‘First Man’ highlights the feat of reaching the moon, overcoming tragedy

For most fans of historical space films, The Right Stuff and Apollo 13 rest in their own special category. Film critics will push audiences to believe that First Man belongs in an elite group, something spectacular More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, August 19th, 2018
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Historian Elizabeth Cobb repeats call for Trump, Steven Mnuchin to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill

While there has been silence on the issue for quite some, Texas A&M historian Elizabeth Cobb repeated the call to put Harriet Tubman on the new $20 bill, stating that this would be “smart for the president, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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‘Running For Grace’ Review: A historic look at triumph over racism, but lacks depth for a wide audience

Blue Fox Entertainment delivers a beautiful film, Running For Grace, a historic piece with a powerful family message. The film starts with an orphan boy, named Jo, of mixed race (Cole Takiue) finds family with the More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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How the world is divided on global warming, James Hansen and climate change

“If the current pace of the buildup of these gases continues, the effect is likely to be a warming of 3 to 9 degrees Fahrenheit [between now and] the year 2025 to 2050…. The rise in global temperature is predicted More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
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Fox News winning cable ratings battle, CNN falls below HGTV, USA and TBS

Fox News Channel was once again the most watched cable network in both total day and in prime time, among total viewers last week. MSNBC came in second. TBS and Investigation Discovery were No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, More...


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