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Ken Burns's Eulogy on "The War" ignores important issues

Ken Burns’s Eulogy on “The War”

Ken Burns’s History–stories that need to be told better! For years I have watched Ken Burns’s PBS documentary-style television shows  on the Civil War, the Roosevelts, and “The War.”  There may have been others, but these come to mind and are sufficient for the matter at hand.  Mr. Burns is a charming storyteller, the photos […]

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Cover of Joseph Ishill pamphlet

New Joseph Ishill booklet published

  During a recent visit to the University of Wisconsin Library in Madison, I asked the librarians whether there were any books or pamphlets in their collection by Joseph Ishill.   There were four, only three of which they could locate at that time.  In reading through Mr. Ishill’s book on Peter Kropotkin, I was […]

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Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus pamphlet

Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus

Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus, a beautiful letterpress booklet; reprint of famous newspaper lett The ring of the cash register destroying much As we slide into winter, we are bombarded by a frenzy of “Black Friday” events designed to separate us from our wallets.  This avalanche of advertising is symptomatic of a dry rot […]

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My Dogs: Professors of Life

My Dogs: Professors of Life–pamphlet discusses life lessons our dogs can teach us

A couple days back I began telling a little about how the booklet Is Today A Good Day To Die. came to be written and published.  I will get back to that little book in a few days.  As I was thinking about that publication, another that I published several years back came to mind, […]

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