The Attic

“Home is where the good things are: the generosity, the good pay, the comforts, the democracy, the pie.” — john hersey

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WHEn IN AMERICA?

Congrats to last week’s “Where in America?” winner, Mark Ferree of Florida. Omaha was the answer. Now. . .

Can you identify WHEN the above took place? Send your guess to bwattic@gmail.com.

First correct entry gets an Attic mug. For a kinder, cooler cup of coffee.

— THIS WEEK IN THE ATTIC—

FROM A DUSTY CORNER

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Last fall, The Attic went to Dartmouth College to see some murals and tell the remarkable story behind them. “The Communist and the Conservative” begins… “This is the story of two men, a radical Mexican muralist and a conservative college president, who shared ‘an American idea.’” 

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AMERICAN LISTS

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— WELCOME TO THE ATTIC —

AMERICAN FACES, AMERICAN PLACES,

HISTORY, ARTS & LIT, MUSIC, AND MORE

 

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AMERICAN FACES

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CODE TALKERS, FEYNMAN, CHAPLIN, TWAIN, “EMPEROR” NORTON . . .

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arts & lit

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KEROUAC, MILLAY, IS SEX NECESSARY?, “LET AMERICA BE AMERICA AGAIN”. . .

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WOMEN

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REBECCA SOLNIT, MARGARET MEAD, CAROL GILLIGAN, DOLORES HUERTA. . .

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AMERICAN PLACES

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THE ATTIC VISITS…

CADILLAC RANCH, GRAND COULEE DAM, PADUCAH, BISBEE, SURF CITY. . .

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HISTORY

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RFK, HARVEY MILK, NAVAJO CODE TALKERS, JEANNETTE RANKIN, FREDERICK DOUGLASS, W.E.B. DUBOIS, THE WOMAN WHO. . .

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