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by Writer by Trade
Tue February 4th, 2020, 5:09 am
Forum: Links
Topic: Article: WWII Diplomats who had to leave DC
Replies: 2
Views: 727

Re: Article: WWII Diplomats who had to leave DC

Such Splendid Prisons: Diplomatic Detainment in America during World War II has been published by Potomac Books. See the author's presentation on C-SPAN at https://www.c-span.org/video/?467842-1/ ... id-prisons
by Writer by Trade
Mon December 16th, 2019, 5:10 am
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: "Downton Abbey" movie
Replies: 10
Views: 782

Re: "Downton Abbey" movie

As a longtime fan of the series who never missed an episode, I thought the movie was very well done. It's hard to revisit a series and tell a movie-length story that recaptures the original (if you saw the HBO Deadwood movie, you'll see the exact opposite -- a leaden revisit that's barely a shadow o...
by Writer by Trade
Mon December 16th, 2019, 5:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading Nov. 2019?
Replies: 12
Views: 179

Re: What Are You Reading Nov. 2019?

Started a library copy of The Evening Star by Faye Haskins (NF) It's the story of the long-time DC newspaper that ceased publication in 1981. I started this book too, since I have used the archives of the Evening/Sunday Star extensively (if you have a D.C. library card they're digitized and free to...
by Writer by Trade
Mon December 16th, 2019, 4:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading December 2019?
Replies: 10
Views: 237

Re: What Are You Reading December 2019?

I have a friend in L.A. who is planning to do a documentary on Josephine Baker. She lived an amazing life, and I'm hoping he can cobble together the financing and make it happen.

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