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Review: Lesley Blume’s “Fallout: The Hiroshima Cover-up and the Reporter Who Revealed It to the World”

Journalist Lesley Blume's book "Fallout" ably tells the story about how John Hersey and the New Yorker navigated government censorship and political opposition to publish Hersey's "Hiroshima," a foundational work in later movements to prevent nuclear war. Source: Review: Lesley Blume's “Fallout: The Hiroshima Cover-up and the Reporter Who Revealed It to the World”

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A postcard written by the Titanic’s wireless operator could sell for up to $15,000

An original postcard written by a crew member of the Titanic just weeks before it sank is about to be auctioned off for up to $15,000. The rare collectible was written by Jack Phillips in March 1912 to his sister, Elsie, days before the Titanic was set for its sea trials and weeks before it… Continue reading A postcard written by the Titanic’s wireless operator could sell for up to $15,000

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Artificial Intelligence Brings Family Photos To Life

I found out about this app through Facebook and gave it a try. It can be a little creepy, but it brought a tear to my eye to see my great-grandma and grandpa Frederick moving and smiling. Click the link below to learn more. Source: Artificial Intelligence Brings People in Historic Photos Back To Life

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Finding My Family

As I put the Frederick family history together, I've run into a few roadblocks and mysteries in y genealogy journey. As of late, I've been working on finding and documenting some of the extended family relationships with my great-great-grandmother Ella (Zillmer) Frederick. A photograph is at the center of my genealogy conundrum in this search.… Continue reading Finding My Family

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Digital Artists Recreated The Oval Office In The Last 100 Years

The Oval Office became the central place of every American president since the beginning of the 20th century. It's a tradition for every incoming president to change the décor in the Oval Office, from the upholstery to the wallpapers. Source: Digital Artists Recreated The Changes The Oval Office Went Through Over The Last 100 Years