Movie Review: “The Birth of a Nation”

Movie Review: “The Birth of a Nation”
Gary Chew was a classical music host, programmer and producer on Capital Public Radio’s KXPR 88.9FM, Sacramento for 18 years. He retired in January 2007. Read more about Gary's long and storied career here.
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“The Birth of a Nation” – a film review by Gary Chew Surreally stretched across a span of 185 years’ time, it almost seemed like I was in … Read more

Profiles in Cowardice: In Their Own Words

Profiles in Cowardice: In Their Own Words
Jerry Hirsch is professor emeritus of history at Truman State University in Kirksville, where he pursues research on American cultural history. He wrote "Portrait of America: The Federal Writers’ Project and American Culture" (2003).

Jerry left Chicago after high school and hasn’t been back except to visit. Nevertheless he has remained a lifelong suffering Cubs fan. Ever optimistic, he thinks the time of suffering has ended and that he and his Cubs will soon enter the promised land.

Republican leaders on Donald Trump: Profile in cowardice, not courage In whatever arena of life one may meet the challenge of courage, whatever may be the sacrifices he … Read more

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