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David Bruce Smith has a bachelor’s degree in American Literature from George Washington University, and a master’s in Journalism from New York University. During the past 20 years he has been a real estate executive and the editor-in-chief/publisher of Crystal City Magazine. In 2014 he founded The Grateful American™ Foundation dedicated to restoring enthusiasm in American history for kids, and adults. In 2015 he co-founded the Grateful American™ Book Prize. The annual award honors the authors of books for children 11 to 15 years of age dealing with important moments and people in America’s history.

In 2019 he created The Grateful American Book Series which focuses on historical couples that were–in actuality–partnerships. The first title is
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Movie of the Month: Citizen Kane

A reporter unravels the dying words of a newspaper magnate. Orson Wells, Joseph Cotton, Marion Davies, and Ruth Warrick star. (1941)

 

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Recalling a bond between country-music royalty.

When she was 15, Loretta Lynn went from her father’s lap to her husband’s arms — and to motherhood.

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In the fall of 1954, an unworldly undergraduate at Berkeley signed up for English 106A, a revered writing workshop taught by an august academic. The semester
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