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A House Divided: July 19, 2009 - July 25, 2009

Civil War Treasures May Leave Philadelphia

The famous private collection of 3,000 artifacts belonging to the Civil War Museum of Philadelphia may find a home outside the city as the funds to store the priceless items run out. Philadelphia Inquirer writer Edward Colimire reports the latest...

By Linda Wheeler  |  July 24, 2009; 8:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Slavery Historian Kenneth Stampp Dies

Elaine Woo of the Los Angeles Times has done a wonderful job of explaining the importance of Kenneth Stampp's 1956 book on slavery that refuted the prevailing belief that all slaves were happy and all owners were nice guys....

By Linda Wheeler  |  July 20, 2009; 8:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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