Dramatizing History

This is my first short film in the works, and a production that I hope will benefit all of my readers. Learn more about it at: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/time-travel-to-1787/x/2854816#/ Thank you for your consideration!

Tolstoy was a household name when I was growing up because my father’s master thesis at Cornell University centered on the insightful Russian author and his passion for education. There is much to learn about the former soldier and teacher whose writing revolutionized the thinking of many

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From my Crusading Chemist website: …June 30th is another example of bizarre historical dates that seem to have transcendent value. On that day a little more than two decades later, Harvey W. Wiley passed away. A year before, Wiley had published his book The History of

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Today’s Angry History Show episode is about the burning of the White House during the War of 1812. I was privileged to play the voice of indomitable First Lady Dolley Madison. (I kept a tall mug of Throat Coat tea nearby to regain my voice

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Strange things arise from idiosyncrasies displayed on the internet. The latest is a term for the raw manly man rebound against the metrosexual prototype – “lumbersexual,” a term that unfortunately sounds like something unnatural happening with trees. It actually refers to the renaissance of the

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Eight years ago, my sister Rachel and I made a cassette tape about George Washington for fun (yes, this is what teenage Read girls did for fun…in the era when I made a portrait of George Washington the desktop background on our computer). We organized

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