American History in Real LifeMovies in the past have often shown characters that were touched by historical events. Yet sometimes, the truth is often more fantastic than anything Hollywood can devise. These stories of real people show how the events of the past touched their lives. Some times the stories are dramatic, sometimes simple, but all in all they weave a tapesty of the richness of the American experience.
- Speech Given at the First Annual Veterans Dinner at Finger Lakes Community College November 7, 2018
- Halloween in a small town October 23, 2018
- A Tale of the 13 TFS – With Gilligan in China October 10, 2018
- At Sleepy Hollow October 3, 2018
- A Picture worth many words September 20, 2018
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