Topic: Davy Crockett
Most filmgoers will see the 'Lincoln' film, nominated for 12 Academy Awards, as biographical. Public opinion is shaped by portrayals like this, so its factual errors can't be discounted. I’ve seen first-hand the problems with a popular historical narrative that doesn’t get the story right.
A fan of the native fruit makes a postal proposal -- a stamp with the pawpaw on it.
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Outgoing New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson is considering a pardon for celebrated outlaw Billy the Kid. An informal e-mail poll shows support. But time is running out.
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Memories of a Saturday out with a favorite aunt.
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A simple question inspires an earnest, happy search for the answer.
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