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1920 Mardi Gras

What a crazy and busy year! So much to catch up on. Anyway, here is a mini documentary on Mardi Gras 1920 that I did for the local PBS station, WYES. It focuses on General John Joseph “Black Jack” Pershing’s visit … Continue reading

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14 Commandments For Writing History and Then One More

My professor Judith K. Schafer gave us a handout that was modeled after William B. Hesseltine. I would like to share it here. THE FOURTEEN COMMANDEMENTS FOR WRITING HISTORY Thou shalt not use the present tense, nor the passive voice. … Continue reading

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