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Deliver Us From Evil: True Crime Exorcism

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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“I’ve seen a lot of horrible things in my work…but nothing that can’t be explained by human nature.” “Then you haven’t seen true evil.” So

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We Are Proud to Present…Is the Play the Thing?!?

Monday, February 17th, 2014
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We are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South-West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915.

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Stories from Judith Sloan’s Yo Miss!
Teaching Inside the Cultural Divide

Friday, September 27th, 2013
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“Miss, yo Miss, remember me? You came to my fourth grade class…Ya. I’m in high school. Om gone be like 15 in 5 ½ months…”

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Soul Doctor

But Will It Play In Peoria?

Friday, August 16th, 2013
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Make no mistake; the New York theater audience loves Soul Doctor. But then, these are folks who chortle when seltzer is spurted from a siphon.

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Woman Around Town: The Mercurial Judith Sloan

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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Judith Sloan is an amalgam of artist, teacher, human rights activist, oral historian, producer, and hairdresser. Talking with her is like sharing the room with

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The National Archives: A Perfect Setting
For Brad Meltzer’s Presidential Thrillers

Thursday, March 7th, 2013
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“There are stories no one knows. Hidden stories. I love those stories. And since I work at the National Archives, I find those stories for

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Train Station

History Comes Vividly Back

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013
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Curators, scholars and historians love nothing more than coming upon a treasure trove of never-before-seen materials by a significant figure in their field. Happily, two

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Sendak and Thing

Goodbye, Maurice

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
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A great light has gone out. Maurice Sendak passed away at the age of 83, reportedly from complications following a stroke at his residence in

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