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Category Archives: The press
John Norvell had written to Thomas Jefferson in 1807 asking his opinion of a career in the press, which Jefferson felt was a dishonorable profession filled liars and with those he viewed, at times, as enemies. Norvell, unlike Jefferson, … Continue reading →
Author Dan Brown got it all wrong in The Da Vinci Code. Mary Magdalene was not related to the most famous man who ever lived. She was related to all the most famous men and women who ever lived – … Continue reading →
In 1807, my great great grandfather John Norvell, then a 17 year-old boy, wrote a letter to Thomas Jefferson, then president of the United States, asking him about his opinion of journalism as a future career. Danville, K[y]. May 9, … Continue reading →