Peter Snow

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First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Richmond Literature Festival programme and tickets announced

Tickets for the 23rd , featuring a mix of well-loved literary figures from fiction, history, music, art, politics and war, went on sale from this week.Tickets are now on sale for this year's Richmond Upon Thames Literature Festival.Highlights from this ... [Published Teddington People - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Sept. 24 Library Notes

If you have looked at our website lately – www.tclibrary.org – you may have noticed something new, E-magazines. Yes, you can now download free magazines from our website thru Zinio. All you need it your library card number minus the last digit. (2P63 ... [Published Cadiz Record - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

From Bletchley Park to 'Deny, Disrupt, Degrade, Deceive': an Inevitable Path?

By all accounts, The Imitation Game went down well at the Toronto Film Festival, with Benedict Cumberpatch taking a step sideways from his cutely homoerotic Sherlock, to bring us his version of the altogether more brilliant, more eccentric, more overtly ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Chalke Valley History Festival

Tuesday, June 7, 20112:48 PMDreamt up by local historian James Holland and founder of Ottakar's James Heneage, this years festival takes place from 7-9 July in Bowerchalke, just outside SalisburyTo send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged ... [Published Wiltshire Magazine - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Where were the women in the BBC’s referendum coverage?

For as long as I can remember, elections on the BBC have been covered by David Dimbleby.The patriarch of our democracy, his professionalism and attention to detail coupled with his dry wit and occasional flashes of sarcasm made for many a jolly night ... [Published Wales Online - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Without exit polls, what is the BBC meant to talk about for the next four hours?

I'm going to be up all night for this Scottish referendum business. Over the last five years or so, I've done a few of these all-nighter things. The 2010 general election; Obama-Romney. Three Academy Awards ceremonies, for some reason. And, bizarrely, ... [Published Telegraph - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Why historical fiction is in the middle of a golden age

Historical fiction is hotThursday, September 18, 201412:00 AMHistorical fiction has shaken off its anorak, says Sharon Canavar, chief executive of Harrogate International FestivalsTo send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in.So you thought ... [Published Yorkshire Life - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Win Two Weekend Rover Tickets to the Harrogate History Festival 23-26 October 2014

12:00 AMHarrogate International Festivals invites you to delve into the characters, intrigues and stories that stood the test of time to become the stuff of history books.To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in.Hosted in association ... [Published Yorkshire Life - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Dan Snow: Northumberland's border with Scotland has been 'a scar of violence'

TV presenter and historian Dan Snow explains Northumberland's bloody history with Scotland as he pleads for the Union to remain intactNorthumberland's border with Scotland is a ‘scar of violence’ which only healed with the Act of Union, historian Dan ... [Published The Journal - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Commemorating Shame and Triumph

Lynne Cheney’s new biography of James Madison debuted just in time for the commemoration of the fourth president’s greatest humiliation. Two hundred years ago the British burned nearly all of official Washington, which had been left virtually defenseless ... [Published American Spectator - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

UK Embassy Sorry for Celebrating White House Burning

(Newser)–It was 200 years ago yesterday that British troops routed an American militia and occupied Washington DC for more than 24 hours, setting buildings including the White House and the Capitol alight—and the British embassy in the city wasn't exactly ... [Published Newser - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

Scottish independence: The famous for and against – and the Scots who just want to decide for themselves

A group of campaigners from the rest of the UK urging Scotland to vote against independence today released a list of celebrities who have all been saying "let’s stay together" – but it hasn’t gone down quite as planned with Scots themselves. Coming from ... [Published The Independent - Aug 07 2014]

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"it was one of the most humiliating military defeats of american history — to see their capital burned, their army literally running away, and president madison and his wife, dolley, forced to abandon the white house. it was a catastrophe" British broadcaster Peter Snow told National Geographic, pointing out it is also the only time the US president had to go into hiding (Madison hid in...

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Richmond Literature Festival programme and tick... [Published Teddington People - 2 hours ago]
Internationally acclaimed authors, historians a... [Published Noodls - 6 hours ago]
Sept. 24 Library Notes [Published Cadiz Record - Sep 24 2014]
From Bletchley Park to 'Deny, Disrupt, Degrade,... [Published Huffington Post UK - Sep 23 2014]
Chalke Valley History Festival [Published Wiltshire Magazine - Sep 22 2014]
Where were the women in the BBC’s referendum co... [Published Wales Online - Sep 19 2014]
Without exit polls, what is the BBC meant to ta... [Published Telegraph - Sep 19 2014]
Why historical fiction is in the middle of a go... [Published Yorkshire Life - Sep 18 2014]
Win Two Weekend Rover Tickets to the Harrogate ... [Published Yorkshire Life - Sep 16 2014]
Dan Snow: Northumberland's border with Scotland... [Published The Journal - Sep 15 2014]
Commemorating Shame and Triumph [Published American Spectator - Sep 05 2014]
History is the future in Harrogate [Published Harrogate News - Aug 28 2014]
Brit joke singes ties with US — a bit [Published Times of India - Aug 26 2014]
UK Embassy Sorry for Celebrating White House Bu... [Published Newser - Aug 25 2014]
Remembering When White House Was Burning, Presi... [Published National Geographic - Aug 24 2014]
Scottish independence: The famous for and again... [Published The Independent - Aug 07 2014]
David Attenborough, Mick Jagger and, erm, Will ... [Published The Independent - Aug 07 2014]
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