John Dos Passos

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Name: John Dos Passos
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Today in History

Today is Sunday, Sept. 28, the 271st day of 2014. There are 94 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On Sept. 28, 1787, the Congress of the Confederation voted to send the just-completed Constitution of the United States to state legislatures ... [Published Sacramento Bee - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Another Great War List

By Eric Byrd Journey to the Abyss: The Diaries of Count Harry Kessler, 1880-1918 The Belle Époque cosmopolitan, after bidding Rodin adieu at the Gare du Nord the day of the Austrian ultimatum, returned to Germany and donned the feldgrau tunic, ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

‘So We Read On: How “The Great Gatsby” Came to Be,’ by Maureen Corrigan

By ,SO WE READ ONHow ‘The Great Gatsby’ Came to Be and Why It EnduresBy Maureen CorriganLittle, Brown. 340 pp. $26Getting a jump on the 90th anniversary of the publication of “The Great Gatsby” (next April 10), Maureen Corrigan reminds us in her engaging ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Reality bites: Mark Lawson on “Shark” by Will Self

In cold blood: from science and war to Jaws. Image: Rex FeaturesSharkWill SelfViking, 466pp, £18.99The star rating system on Amazon has drawbacks as a form of literary criticism – from the ease of pursuing feuds to voters awarding or withdrawing points ... [Published New Statesman - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Take a pop quiz to prep for centennial

As summer draws to a close, San Diego is warming up for a history-soaked year, the centennial of Balboa Park’s 1915 exposition.Mark these italicized words, nostalgia will be blooming like bougainvillea in the desert sun.To stretch the memory muscles, ... [Published U-T San Diego - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Boy In The Street

..they have built the electric chair and hired the executioner to throw the switch all right we are two nations America our nation has been beaten by strangers who have bought the laws and fenced off the meadows and cut down the woods for pulp and turned ... [Published Esquire - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Press conferences a sham

Lately, there has been a trending but negative development where press conferences are concerned. Organisations call members of the press for briefings with expectations that ultimately, there will be coverage on newspapers, radio, and television. But ... [Published Mmegi Online - Aug 22 2014]
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 1 reports

In 1914, poised for war

On the sunny Thursday of June 18, 1914, Harvard opened its gates (though not then to women) for a Commencement celebration that would launch an unusually large undergraduate class of 537 into the world. Among those receiving diplomas that morning ... [Published Harvard Gazette - May 29 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Scripps College Humanities Institute Hosts Renowned Artists and Scholars to Celebrate Feminism “Entre Mujeres (Between Women)”

Award-winning author Helena María Viramontes, acclaimed Broadway and screen actress Alma Martínez; Grammy award-winning musician Martha González; and Scripps College Associate Professor of Music Cándida F. Jáquez, who is also director of the Scripps College ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 10 2014]

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Today in History [Published Sacramento Bee - Sep 28 2014]
Another Great War List [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 22 2014]
‘So We Read On: How “The Great Gatsby” Came to ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 08 2014]
Reality bites: Mark Lawson on “Shark” by Will Self [Published New Statesman - Sep 03 2014]
Take a pop quiz to prep for centennial [Published U-T San Diego - Aug 28 2014]
The Boy In The Street [Published Esquire - Aug 22 2014]
Press conferences a sham [Published Mmegi Online - Aug 22 2014]
In 1914, poised for war [Published Harvard Gazette - May 29 2014]
Scripps College Humanities Institute Hosts Reno... [Published PRWeb - Apr 10 2014]
George Packer talks economic forces in politica... [Published PBS - Dec 27 2013]
Tracking the breakdown of American social insti... [Published PBS - Dec 27 2013]
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Another Great War List [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 22 2014]
By Eric Byrd Journey to the Abyss: The Diaries of Count Harry Kessler, 1880-1918 The Belle Époque cosmopolitan, after bidding Rodin adieu at the Gare du Nord the day of the Austrian ultimatum, returned to Germany and donned the feldgrau tunic, ...
In 1914, poised for war [Published Harvard Gazette - May 29 2014]
On the sunny Thursday of June 18, 1914, Harvard opened its gates (though not then to women) for a Commencement celebration that would launch an unusually large undergraduate class of 537 into the world. Among those receiving diplomas that morning ...
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