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Roses are Red

In the 17th century, “it was the Saint Valentine’s custom for a girl to declare her choice of sweethearts that morning, in the expectation of receiving a gift from him,” according to the article “Roses... More

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$12,000-a-week Preacher’s Boy
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The hoarse baritone of ex-Baptist organist Nat "King" Cole earns him earns him nearly $400,000 a year, has sole 19,000,000 records like Nature Boy. It... More

Abraham Lincoln: A Tribute

It’s a big year for our 16th president. Throughout the year, the Lincoln Bicentennial (www.lincolnbicentennial.gov) will celebrate his life, his work, and his words. Considered... More

The Single Life

Poor Edna. Not only does this 1936 ad call her “pathetic”, it tells her quite bluntly the reason for her desperate single status is (gasp!)... More

Stumbling Into Socialism

“‘Capitalism is doomed,’ said a recent headline, quoting the Secretary of Agriculture. English, French, German, and American critics have written the same thing before, during,... More

The Spenders

“‘How much cash and credit of the United States Government has been spent since March 4, 1933?’ I finally asked a very high-placed official. He... More

Norman Rockwell’s Four Freedoms

Inspired by Franklin D. Roosevelt’s famous “Four Freedoms” speech delivered to Congress on the eve of World War II, Norman Rockwell created four paintings depicting... More

Big Three American Automakers

While the Big Three eagerly await the government’s decision on their bailout, and we continue to debate where they went wrong, you might be surprised... More

The King: Still Making Waves
The King: Still Making Waves

For someone whom Forbes magazine recently cited as “one of the 20th century’s biggest cultural forces,” Elvis Presley appeared sporadically in The Saturday Evening Post... More

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