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A lot will be written about Bob Marley today (it is the 40th anniversary of his passing), but if you are going to read anything it is this 2,000 odd word piece by the JamaicanhistorianMatthew J. Smith @SenMattye . You'll thank us afterward.

In today's podcast meet Dale Kent who blazed a bright trail as an historian, and put her work and passions before family obligations, when such things were considered unconventional for women. In your feeds and on our website now:

In her new book 'On Juneteenth,' Pulitzer Prize–winninghistorian@agordonreed  takes on the Texas holiday that has gone national.

Annette Gordon-Reed was the first student to integrate the schools in her small Texas town, and the celebrated historian who changed our image of Thomas Jefferson tells that story and many more in her fascinating new memoir.

“Murray, a blogger who describes himself as a historian and human rights activist...” It’s a small point, but credit to the Guardian for accurate description here.

“No one wants to see a tour bus in front of the house,” Shayne Watson, an architectural historian, said. “but Phyllis and Del affected so many lives, including my own, and I feel strongly that the house where they did it should stay in the community.”

Here's hoping that there is some hockey historian in the Oilers room who bestows Ryan McLeod with the nickname "Smoky."

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Kade Landry has become the @BulldogsOHL  unofficial team historian and leading cheerleader in recent weeks. He is now the leading seer of big moments and mental collector of huge achievements, @radleyatthespec  writes

Our fam with FrenchhistorianJulien Pierre Icher to talk about Lafayette beyond his song from 'Amilton (as our French family says). 6:15 PM ET 3:15 PM PT LIVE Elise Sylvie Jia Mei Simon directs and conveys your questions.

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Watch Fox News host Tucker Carlson call one of his guests a 'tiny brain...moron' during an interview. NowThis has obtained the full segment with historian Rutger Bregman that Fox News is refusing to air.

‘It feels like I’m at a firefighters conference and no one’s allowed to speak about water.’ — This historian wasn’t afraid to confront the billionaires at Davos about their greed

“History doesn’t really care about our feelings.” Historian@DavidOlusoga  tells @jonsnowC4  why acknowledging the negative aspects of British history isn’t a threat to British culture, but is simply “history in action”.

Historian Eric Foner’s wise suggestion- Instead of impeachment, 4 which there is no time,they should invoke section 3 of 14th Amendment,barring from office anyone who took an oath to constitution & subsequently engaged in or encouraged insurrection or rebellion.Majority vote.

“Change Hearts Not Stones. There is no end to historical purification.” Great historianDoug Wead

Great writer and historian, Doug Wead, has written a true (not Fake News) account of what is going on in Washington and the White House. His new book, INSIDE TRUMP’S WHITE HOUSE, is an incredible description of a very exciting and successful time in our Country’s history. Buy it!

Doug Wead, a truly great presidential historian, had a wonderful take on a very beautiful moment in history, the funeral service today of President Bush. Doug was able to brilliantly cover some very important and interesting periods of time!

A great new book just out, “Game of Thorns,” by Doug Wead, historian'>Presidential Historian and best selling author. The book covers the campaign of 2016, and what could be more exciting than that?

Actually, a great book by a great and highly respected historian, Doug Wead!

To a lawyer, the Mueller report describes multiple felonies by the president and some bad acts that might yet be proven to be crimes. To a historian, it describes the greatest betrayal of the United States since the Civil War, and the greatest by a president in our history.

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