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"I am temporarily suspending my reading of this book. It is not that it is bad but I was looking for information on the military leader Wallenstein and why he is never given his proper laurels and have not even come across his name as of yet." Dec 07, 2014 02:07AM

 

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Einstein was growing in confidence but still far from smug. When he first came up with the idea for his final paper linking E and M, he had written a friend, "The idea is amusing and enticing, but whether the good Lord is la..." Read more of this review »
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George Washington’s Secret Six is an incredible story of six spy’s who helped win the American Revolution. Benjamin Tallmadge was in charge of forming the spy ring because of his vast knowledge of English held Long island territory. He formed an expe ...more
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By the 1940’s one man stood as the most powerful one in America next to only the President. That man was Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director J. Edgar Hoover. In 1917 Hoover had graduated from George Washington Law School and landed a job i ...more
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His father, Ndebe, told him it was Saabkeshi. That was the Anishinaabe word for cancer- It translates as spider- a growth with tendrils.

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