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By Guest Author On Friday, May 27th, 2016
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The Modern Family in the 21st Century

The modern family has seen a major shift not only in demographic, but makeup over the last several decades. Everything is a reflection of the world we live in. From the expansion of social media and the internal More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 28th, 2016
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Dwight Eisenhower Quotes

UPDATED in honor of the anniversary of President Eisenhower’s passing on March 28, 1969. In 1943: Eisenhower told one that he could not imagine wanting to be considered for any political job “from dogcatcher More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 14th, 2016
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‘The GI Film Festival Cinematic Salute to the Troops’ coming to theaters April 7

Fathom Events, in partnership with GI Film Group, presents “The GI Film Festival Cinematic Salute to the Troops” on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. local time. The GI Film Festival, hailed by Bloomberg More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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Gene Klein reflects on Holocaust, life as refugee

Gene Klein (with his daughter Jill Klein, PhD, author of We Got the Water: Tracing My Family’s Path Through the Holocaust) The journey of a refugee is never forgotten. The sense of danger just behind, of hope More...

By Zach Jones On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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‘Agent Carter’ season 2: Zero Matter, Dominic Cooper returns and more details emerge

As the season two premiere of Agent Carter nears, fans got an early look at episode three, Better Angels, which features the return of Dominic Cooper’s Howard Stark. Agent Carter is about to take fans back More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, January 1st, 2016
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Mark Rylance, Kenneth Branagh cast in Christopher Nolan’s World War II drama, ‘Dunkirk’

Director Christopher Nolan will be back in 2017 with a World War II drama and now the film is shaping up, adding some big names: Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh, and Mark Rylance. Variety broke the news of the Nolan More...

By Guest Author On Friday, January 1st, 2016
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Canada to Accept 10,000 Syrian Refugees

Canada is forging ahead with its plan to resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees before the year is over. Canada’s resettlement plan originally called for some 25,000 refugees to be relocated, but the deadline for this More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, December 7th, 2015
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Rutgers celebrates Paul Robeson week, a WWII communist who hated the US

Rutgers University recently dedicated an entire week to celebrate Paul Robeson, a disgraced communist who spoke out vehemently against the U.S. government during the post-WWII era, even says that those who oppose More...

By Zach Jones On Friday, November 6th, 2015
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Daniel Craig talks James Bond, Monica Bellucci in ‘Spectre’ and role models

Most fans feel Daniel Craig is the best actor to play James Bond since Sean Connery, but the two also share a disdain for playing the popular spy with Connery famously stating “I have always hated that damned More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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New ‘Agent Carter’ season 2 poster stars Hayley Atwell in classic form

Marvel and ABC have released an awesome new teaser poster for the highly anticipated second season of Agent Carter starring Hayley Atwell. This comes about a month ahead of the New York Comic Con. Filming already More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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Pope Francis: abolish the death penalty, help Syrian refugees, redistribute your wealth, talks climate change

Transcript via TIME: Our world is facing a refugee crisis of a magnitude not seen since the Second World War. This presents us with great challenges and many hard decisions. On this continent, too, thousands of More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Mythbusters takes on ‘Star Wars’ ‘Shoot ’em Up’ and drones in new episodes

The boys are back for another incredible summer season of Discovery’s longest running series,MYTHBUSTERS.  The science bonanza starts on Saturday, July 18th at 9pm ET/PT, when hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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Nat Geo set to air ‘Anne Frank’s Holocaust’ in June

Anne Frank’s world famous diary came to an abrupt end shortly before the Franks were discovered hiding from the Nazis in a secret annex at the top of Otto Frank’s office building August 4, 1944. While Anne’s More...

By Guest Author On Friday, May 29th, 2015
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Uncovered Atrocities: Korean Comfort Women

Like a wound that keeps festering, the “Korean comfort women “is an issue that refuses to die down and seek closure. Yet, more than two decades ago, its Indonesian and Philippine counterparts had reached a resolution More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, May 9th, 2015
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New Zealand’s Anzac Day Is Akin To America’s Memorial Day Celebration

Celebrating Anzac Day in New Zealand is akin to celebrating Memorial Day in America. The celebration is an annual event for the quaint village of Tinui, New Zealand, situated east of Masterton and populated by 25 More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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Full transcript: Ted Cruz speech at Liberty University March 23, 2015

This is a transcript of Ted Cruz’s speech at Liberty University on March 23, 20155, officially announcing his intention to run for President. TED CRUZ: Good to see you.  (APPLAUSE) Thank you. (APPLAUSE) Thank More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speech to Congress

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint meeting of Congress on Tuesday, March 3, after an invitation from GOP leadership. Here is page 2 of a complete transcript of his remarks via The Washington More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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This Day in History: 70 years ago US soldiers liberated Manila

What is commonly known as the Battle of Manila, the liberation of Manila during the Second World War occurred on this day in 1945. General Douglas MacArthur declared victory ending almost three years of Japanese More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 20th, 2015
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Day in History: John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the Earth

On this day in 1962, John Hershel Glenn Jr. is successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, into space aboard the Friendship 7 spacecraft on the first orbital flight by an American astronaut. Glenn was among More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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Seventy years ago US Marines invade Iwo Jima

On this day in 1945, Operation Detachment, the U.S. Marines’ invasion of Iwo Jima, is launched. This five-week battle comprised some of the fiercest and bloodiest fighting of the War in the Pacific of World More...


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