Daily Archives: May 19, 2017

You Know My Name

“You Know My Name” happens to be one of my favorite Bond themes of all time, and it is easy to understand why.  The music has a cinematic quality well captured in the music video, which shows singer Chris Cornell … Continue reading

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Book Review: Abraham Lincoln’s Extraordinary Era

Abraham Lincoln’s Extraordinary Era:  The Man And His Times, by K.M. Kostyal To be sure, among the many thousands of books about Abraham Lincoln [1], this is one of the more inessential ones.  That is not to say that the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Year Of Meteors

Year Of Meteors:  Stephen Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, And The Election That Brought On The Civil War, by Douglas R. Egerton It ought to surprise no one that I am fond of reading books about the complex relationship between Lincoln and … Continue reading

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