Late, Late Night FDL: I Got You

By: Sunday June 16, 2013 10:00 pm

Jack Johnson – I Got You

Last night at the Bonnaroo Musicfest, Jack Johnson, was a last minute substitute…

The Great White Hope

By: Sunday September 28, 2008 7:30 am

America has come some distance from the early 20th Century, when white America longed for a Great White Hope to take the heavyweight boxing championship from its first black winner, fighter Jack Johnson. But looking at the 2008 presidential contest, maybe we haven’t come as far as we think. We won’t know unless we talk about it.

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2:00 pm Pacific
Poison Candy: The Murderous Madam: Inside Dalia Dippolito’s Plot to Kill
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The Gulf of Tonkin Events – Fifty Years Later: A Footnote to the History of the Vietnam War
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