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Salem-News.com (Mar-28-2010 23:26)
Willamette Author Tells Stories of Those who Confronted HitlerSalem-News.com
Bill Smaldone’s book, now in paperback, provides opposition leaders’ perspectives.
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Willamette University history professor William Smaldone’s latest book, “Confronting Hitler: German Social Democrats in Defense of the Weimar Republic, 1929-1933,” tells the stories of how ten Social Democratic leaders addressed the impending threat of Nazism and communism.
Salem-News.com (Mar-28-2010 23:17)
Book Review: Catastrophe Law, Politics, and the Humanitarian ImpulseAlysha Atma Salem-News.com
Not necessarily “user friendly” - but a great contribution for those who want serious, academic knowledge.
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Great insight with very real conclusions made a bit dry and academic. A paragraph made six sentences too long with six five-syllable words. A complex issue made more incomprehensible by convoluted language.
Salem-News.com (Jan-02-2010 23:10)
Book Review: The Palestine ConspiracyAlysha Atma Salem-News.com
The labyrinth of politics takes both novice and expert through what should be done, what could be done - and the consequences of standing still.
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Mr. Spirko’s ability to blend fact within the spires of fiction is candescent to the passing on of traditions and folklore.
Salem-News.com (Nov-27-2009 21:47)
Cartoonist Turns his Pen to Novel Writing in The Charity of Ebenezer ScroogeSalem-News.com Staff Interview
Salem-News.com Cartoonist Glen Bledsoe releases a new book and accompanying promotional video; a famous Christmas tale with a new twist.
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Glen Bledsoe began drawing weekly comics for Salem-New.com in August of 2006. Since that time he has created more than 170 sixteen panel comics.
Salem-News.com (Oct-14-2009 22:43)
New Book Chronicles Published War Stories From SE AsiaSalem-News.com
"These stories needed a wider audience for the world to know what they suffered, how most survived, and how they overcame adversity." - Marc Yablonka, author of "Distant War: Recollections of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia"
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A new book by Reporter/Author Marc Yablonka, Distant War: Recollections of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. chronicles eighteen years of Yablonka’s reportage on American involvement in Indochina, and the people affected by America’s connection to that part of the world.
Salem-News.com (Sep-14-2009 02:22)
The Pagan ChristDaniel Johnson Salem-News.com
“The end of Christianity is coming because there is a system undergirding the traditional ‘economy of salvation’ which is more concerned with preserving its own power than exploring the truth.”-Harpur
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Salem-News.com (May-09-2008 09:48)
Steve Alten, NY Times Best-Seller Warns of a Likely Future Catastrophe if We Do Not Act QuicklySalem-News.com
As recently noted by Thomas Friedman at the New York Times, the 2007 energy bill failed to extend any stimulus for wind and solar, while oil and gas kept all their tax credits despite record profits.
(HOUSTON, Tx.) - NY Times best-selling author, Steve Alten, famous for his thrillers that include MEG and The LOCH, wrote his latest novel, The SHELL GAME as a cautionary tale because he felt compelled to warn the American people to start getting the facts regarding oil, specifically what lies ahead when world reserves finally run out.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Apr-28-2008 18:48)
New Book by Willamette Professor Chronicles Unusual Presidential TalesSalem-News.com
Professor Richard Ellis is the Mark O. Hatfield Professor of Politics at Willamette University.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
No sitting president has visited Salem, Oregon, since Harry Truman in 1948. In contrast, between 1880 and 1923 six presidents came through Salem. The transportation revolution enabled Americans to travel farther and faster than ever before, so why did it result in presidents seeing less, rather than more, of their fellow citizens?
Salem-News.com (Sep-22-2006 14:37)
Book Review: Eugene Bullard - Black Expatriate in Jazz-Age ParisBook Review by Tim King Salem-News.com
The story of the only black fighter pilot in WWI.
The plight of World War One’s only African American pilot has a lesson for every living soul. Eugene Bullard, the son of a slave, made his dreams take flight long before the first time he soloed in a biplane, and no amount of interference or meddling was ever enough to bring him down.
Salem-News.com (Aug-13-2006 20:25)
The Battle for Las Vegas; The Law vs. The Mob Looks at Vegas Crime in the 70`s and 80`sBook Review by: Tim King Salem-News.com
Flashback to 2006: No punches are pulled in this hard-hitting historical account of some of the most vicious men to ever walk the face of the earth.
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Sin city meets hard truth in a new book by Dennis N. Griffin called The Battle for Las Vegas; The Law vs. The Mob.