Magical History Tour

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Forgot Valentine’s Day? Never mind, today marks 75 years of the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer

Happy ENIAC Day! Join us for a celebration of the 75th anniversary of the launch of the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer.
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I recently watched Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom on Netflix, which was about a recording session with Ma Rainey and her band. It was quite good, and shined a light on the phenomenon of the Blues Queens.

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Linked from the BLM topic, because this includes events across centuries of American history:

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The material in Sandgruber’s book could be enough, she argues, for a potential new film on Hitler’s family origins.

Please don’t. We don’t need Young Hitler, whether it is modelled on The Young Pope or Young Sheldon.

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Besides, we already have The Boys from Brazil.

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History behind the lost Columbian Harmony Cemetery:

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Even in death, no respect for the humanity of 37,000 citizens.

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More on Henrietta Wood, one of the women in the initial list above, and her family:

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