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Posted on Feb 13, 2013 in Books and Movies

A Wicked War – Book Review

Amy S. Greenberg’s "A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico," covers the political decisions and actions that led to what U.S. Grant later called a wicked war.

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Posted on Aug 21, 2012 in Stuff We Like

USS Constitution Sails Again!

The USS Constitution, the oldest commissioned warship still afloat sailed from its berth in Charleston, Mass., Aug. 19, 2012, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the ship's victory over HMS Guerriere.

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