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Nathaniel Macon as Dr. No

Think of the Washington, D.C., skyline without the Washington Monument. Or the nation’s capital without memorials to its namesake’s successors. It’s admittedly difficult to envision. But it’s a picture that ...
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Shaper of Modern America

Docents at William Tecumseh Sherman’s boyhood home in Lancaster, Ohio, treat visitors to a telling anecdote from the general’s youth. The ginger-complected Sherman was so incensed when a foster brother ...
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Artists on the Dole

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 — the supposed smelling salts offered to the swooning U.S. economy — contains more than a few controversial allocations of taxpayer dollars. ...