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The Life of Major General Zachary Taylor

The Life of Major General Zachary Taylor is a great biography of America’s 12th president. Montgomery’s biography includes a short history of the Taylor family, and focuses on his military career rather than time as president. A table of contents …


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D.W.Griffith: His Life and Work

1972 OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS HARDCOVER More… List Price: $ 35.39 Best Price: Own it! D. W. Griffith (1875-1948) is one of the most influential figures in the history of the motion picture. As director of The Birth of a Nation, …


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Muhammad Ali: His Life and Times

Thirty years after he burst onto the scene as a gold medal light-heavyweight at the Rome Olympics, Muhammad Ali is still a magical figure. His accomplishments in the ring were the stuff of legend — the two fights with Sonny …



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D.W. Griffith: An American Life

This magnificent and important biography . . . is the best ever written on the man. -The New Republic “Mr. Schickel’s excellent and important biography makes it clear that when the movers of our century are tallied, D.W. Griffith, flawed …


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African-American Life in Louisville

Louisville s African-American community dates back to the early 1800s. Before the 1850s, many Black churches such as the Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church were founded in the area. Prominent African Americans, including Whitney M. Young, Woodford Porter, Frank Stanley, and …


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American Frontier Life: Kentucky Pioneers DVD (1941)

Kentucky Pioneers is a great historical dramatization produced by Encyclopedia Britannica about the settling and creation of the State of Kentucky. A fascinating piece of Kentucky history, the engaging story follows two families who begin their journey West to Kentucky. …


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African-American Life in Louisville

Louisville s African-American community dates back to the early 1800s. Before the 1850s, many Black churches such as the Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church were founded in the area. Prominent African Americans, including Whitney M. Young, Woodford Porter, Frank Stanley, and …