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Rob Reiner Takes on Christian Nationalism Threat in ‘God & Country’ Trailer

The Hollywood Reporter 08 Dec 2023
Show additional share options. Show additional share options. Rob Reiner has shared the first trailer for his upcoming documentary taking on the rise of Christian nationalism. In God & Country, religious leaders and scholars, journalists and historians sound off about the threat of a movement which infuses Christian dogma with far-right politics.

What to read about Christmas

Economist 08 Dec 2023
\nThe Battle for Christmas ... In this rollicking social history, which was shortlisted for the Pulitzer prize in 1997, Stephen Nissenbaum, a historian, charts the surprisingly fierce battle for Christmas’s soul ... By Saki ... S ... But, as this comprehensive history by Judith Flanders, a historian and journalist, shows, Christmas has never been different ... .


Lockport Union-Sun 08 Dec 2023
Voters in a Wisconsin swing county have given up trying to figure out who’s right and who’s wrong when it comes to President Joe Biden and ex-President Donald Trump ... GOP Sen ... Lyons was convicted in the Jan ... These reports and others, researched by historian and newsletter journalist Heather Cox Richardson, show the situation is as crazy as it is scary.

The Pearl Harbor Conspiracy and the Truth About the “Day of Infamy”

GlobalResearch 08 Dec 2023
At that time, investigative journalists and historians discovered that the blame for the devastating sneak attack should have been directed much higher up in the chain of command, in fact, all the way to the White House. Historian Robert B ... Navy vaults away from the prying eyes of congressional investigators, historians, and authors.

In 1923, a gloomy editorial announced journalism at the University of Tennessee Knoxville

Knox News 07 Dec 2023
However, despite that unwarm welcome, journalism would survive and thrive at UT, eventually becoming its own school and producing such notable journalists as Monica Langley, formerly of The Wall Street Journal, and sportscasters Gene Wojciechowski and Paul Finebaum (who was an English major but worked at the Daily Beacon).

‘American Fiction,’ ‘Barbie,’ ‘Oppenheimer,’ ‘Spider-Man’ Make AFI’s Top 10 List

The Wrap 07 Dec 2023
Across the Spider-Verse” were named Thursday as movies of the year by the American Film Institute ... Celine Song’s “Past Lives” was the smallest film to make the list, while “Spider-Man ... The AFI Top 10 lists are chosen by juries made up of academics, filmmakers, actors, historians, journalists and critics ... AMERICAN FICTION.

Trenton ASALH chapter honors supreme educator Carter Woodson

The Trentonian 07 Dec 2023
Happy Black History Month ... history. Happy Birthday Carter G ... Woodson (Dec ... history — one nation, one history that includes all Hispanics, Jews, women, etc ... Douglass, born in 1818 (passed Feb ... L.A ... Woodson, an American historian, author, journalist, and the founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, penned 20 books.

Best books of the year revealed: Yellowface tops Goodreads Choice Awards while TikTok sensation...

The Daily Mail 07 Dec 2023
Yellowface, by R. F ... She publishes it under another name ... F ... R.F ... Goodreads said the book by sociologist and Pulitzer Prize winner Matthew Desmond will be 'cited for generations by future historians'. Journalist and veteran researcher David Grann profiles the bloody fate of an 18th-century British warship to win Best History with the tale of The Wager ... .

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Dec. 7-14

LA Daily News 07 Dec 2023
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and Chabad of Simi Valley present a Hanukkah Menorah Lighting, 5.30 p.m ... Culinary Historians of Southern California. Journalist and author Alex Prud’homme (“Dinner with the PresidentFood, Politics and a History of Breaking Bread at the White House”) discusses “Eureka ... .

Closing a dark chapter

The News International 07 Dec 2023
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the founder of Pakistan Peoples Party and former primer minister speaks with the media. — AFP/File ... Historians, journalists, lawyers and even judges have maintained over the decades that Bhutto’s trial was a travesty of justice and revisiting the case would be the first step to some sense of necessary righting of history ... .

New book chronicles Hudson Valley historian Vernon Benjamin’s life-changing trip

Times Union 06 Dec 2023
SAUGERTIES — One day after Thanksgiving of 2016, Saugerties historian, journalist and writer Vernon Benjamin loaded his truck with supplies and drove across the country to join the Standing Rock protests against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Legendary Wiley Coach Long named Black College Football Hall of Fame finalist

The Marshall News Messenger 06 Dec 2023
Wiley University’s legendary football coach FredPop” T ... Long was selected from over 200 nominees by a 10-member committee composed of prominent journalists, commentators, historians, and former National Football League general managers and executives. The Class of 2024 will be announced on Dec. 14 ... 24 ... Long died in 1966, but his legacy lives on ... ....

ExxonMobil Wants to Start a War in Latin America

Scheerpost 06 Dec 2023
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro votes in a referendum on the Essequibo region. Photo. Nicolas Maduro/X. By Vijay Prashad / Peoples Dispatch ... Nearly all those who voted answered yes to the five questions ... The principal loser, Maduro said, is ExxonMobil ... In his Private Empire ... DONATE ON PAYPAL ... Vijay Prashad is an Indian historian, editor and journalist.

Scene Calendar: Williamson Branch, Country Christmas Jamboree and more

The Gainesville Sun 06 Dec 2023
MUSIC. Williamson Branch. 7-10 p.m ... Tickets ... Andy Summers. 8 p.m ... $13 ... ( Author and historian Dr ... Written by music journalist Bill DeYoung and designed by historian Rick Kilby, this unique exhibit celebrates a golden age in the University City’s musical history, the likes of which may never be seen again; “When Johnny Came Marching Home.


Victoria Advocate 05 Dec 2023
Drawing on their experience as nationally honored journalists and historians, authors Pitoniak and Burton spent years meticulously researching and conducting interviews to get to the core of their subject and the times in which he lived.