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Capa in Color

Friday, February 7th, 2014
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Robert Capa (born Endre Friedmann in Budapest in 1913), was the greatest black-and-white war photographer and photojournalist of his generation. As Cynthia Young, Curator of

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The Monuments Men: A Rag Tag Team…of Art Archivists

Friday, February 7th, 2014
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Is a painting worth dying for? I enjoyed Monuments Men, which apparently puts me in the minority of critics, at least according to the Tomatometer.

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The Tallest Tree In the Forest:
The Rise and Fall of Paul Robeson

Saturday, January 18th, 2014
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If you talk about the role of race in American there’s a place for you in history. If you talk about the role of class,

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The Book Thief – The German Side of the War

Friday, November 8th, 2013
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Based on Markus Zusak’s best selling novel, The Book Thief shows us World War II through the eyes of a young German girl, Liesel Meminger

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Experience the Downton Abbey Lifestyle – Visit the Castle

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
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The fourth season of Downton Abbey won’t hit America’s shores until January 5, 2014. The wildly popular PBS show is filmed in Highclere Castle where,

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Naked in Alaska

Three From the Fringe

Friday, August 23rd, 2013
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Naked In Alaska – Raw and Entertaining At 18 years old, Valerie Hager kicked meth addiction. At 20, arguing with the most popular boy from

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Bodacious Biographies About Audacious People

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
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There are people who are perfectly content leading quiet, non-eventful lives. These people are rarely written about, and they definitely won’t be publishing their autobiographies

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42 – The Jackie Robinson Story
Finally a Film Worthy of a Hero

Friday, April 12th, 2013
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42 is a love story. It’s the story of two men who loved baseball and a man who loved a woman he was lucky enough

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