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The Conspirator and Joe Ricketts

So Joe Ricketts bankrolls a movie about Mary Surratt. “The Conspirator,” recounted the story of Mary Surratt, the only woman charged in the plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln. Directed by Robert Redford, “The Conspirator” was released in 2011.  The movie … Continue reading

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Lincoln Vampire Hunter- Give it a miss if you like history

A couple of days ago, I went to see Abraham Lincoln – Vampire Hunter, as it was in my hometown. I had been interviewed by the CBC Radio Daybreak North (B.C.) show about the movie last week so I thought … Continue reading

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Is Charles Chiniquy relevant for today?

Who is Charles Chiniquy? He died more than a hundred and ten years ago and most people in Canada and the United States have never heard of him. Why would he be relevant today? He continues however, to have significance … Continue reading

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