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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Nat Geo’s ‘Origins Journey of Humankind’ begins March 6

In the greatest adventure saga ever told — the story of human civilization — National Geographic presents ORIGINS: The Journey of Humankind – an eight-part series that traces the innovations More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, February 4th, 2017
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Unbelievable facts on the Dead Sea: Stay informed

The Dead Sea is also called the Salt Sea and is a salty lake which forms a border to Jordan to the east and Israel and West Bank to the west. It is touted to be one of the truly unique and interesting places on More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 27th, 2017
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Remember the Holocaust, ‘we stand in solidarity with our Jewish brother and sisters’

Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, designated as a memorial day for the six million European Jews, including 1.5 million children, that were annihilated by the Nazi regime in concentration camps More...

By Guest Author On Monday, December 19th, 2016
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Babe Didrikson Zaharias: ‘Greatest female athlete of all-time’

Let’s have a blast from the past as we look back to one of the multi-talented female athletes in all of history, Babe Didrikson, considered one of the utmost female sports personalities of all-time. She More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
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Time names Trump ‘Person of the Year,’ adding ‘devil horns’ which is praised by liberals

Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in November in part by attacking the bias of the media and skewed treatment of the GOP. Now TIME Magazine has honored the President-elect, but the photo has been called into More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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FDR’s Declaration of War- December 8th, 1941 (VIDEO and transcript)

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT’S Speech to the U.S. Congress on December 8th, 1941 (as delivered): Mr. Vice President, Mr. Speaker, Members of the Senate, of the House of Representatives: Yesterday, December 7, 1941 More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, December 2nd, 2016
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‘The Man in the High Castle’ season 2: Stephen Root revealed to be cast as titular character

Amazon Studios confirmed that Stephen Root has landed the title role in The Man in the High Castle, its adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s alt-history novel about life in the former United States after the Allied More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, July 29th, 2016
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‘Pro-Trump’ Alexander Dugin three years later: globalization, stop the ‘hegemony’ of the West

In February 2012, Professor Alexander Dugin (Aleksandr Dugin) traveled to New Delhi, India to attend the 40th World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology, the theme of which was “After Western Hegemony: More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 10th, 2016
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State Department, USCIRF condemn ISIL purge of Christians from Mosul, Iraq

UPDATE: Two years later and Iraqis are still reeling from the attacks by Islamic State militants. “Around half-a-million people fled when militants stormed Iraq’s second city in June 2014. Many were displaced More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
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President Obama promises ‘no boots on the ground’ in Syria, war with Islamic State

Since 2013, President Obama has repeatedly vowed that there would be no “boots on the ground” in Syria, according to a list published by USA Today. Contradicting this stance, White House press secretary 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 The Dispatch On Saturday, March 12th, 2016
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75th anniversary of Tuskegee Airmen honored with ‘In Their Own Words,’ in cinemas March 29

Fathom Events is partnering with Bryton Entertainment to present “In Their Own Words: The Tuskegee Airmen – The 75th Anniversary” in select U.S. cinemas for the first time ever on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015
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Climate Change: Christmas heat wave headed east after record cold temps hit Colorado and California

It’s hot in Tampa and many on the east coast would be shocked to hear of record cold temperatures out west. In fact, as the weather pattern will lead to the warmest Christmas Eve on record for many locations More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
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A Brief History of the Elevator

The elevator is a staple part of our lives nowadays. We use it constantly to go up and down floors and never really think about the mechanics of the device, unless maybe we have just watched a movie in which an More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, September 7th, 2015
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Tennessee middle school teaches Islam, students had to write ‘Allah is the only God’

While skipping over the section on Christianity because “it is not in the state standards” in a world history class at the Spring Hill Middle School in Maury, TN, students did spend three weeks learning 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 Thursday, March 19th, 2015
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‘Four Blood Moons’ challenges Christians to see signs that point to Israel’s trials, triumphs

Pastor John Hagee’s best-selling book, Four Blood Moons, arrives in theaters for a one-night event on March 23 and takes a major step forward to clearly illustrate to Christians how God communicates to mankind More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
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History is Hip Again, just ask ‘Downton Abbey’ fans

The History channel has a lot to answer for. It has made history more accessible to the public and has helped to spark a growing interest in the past. This interest is manifesting itself in a range of ways. Sales More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 6th, 2015
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Saye Yabandeh previews ‘East of Byzantium: War Gods and Warrior Saints’

Saye Yabandeh returned to Dispatch Radio to preview her work in the upcoming film East of Byzantium: War Gods and Warrior Saints. The Iranian born actress talks about the film, what attracted her to the role and More...


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