WWII life in Hawaii—a conversation with Bishop Museum Historian DeSoto Brown

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  Life in America and most poignantly in the Hawaiian Islands was jarringly transformed in one day, the day of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the subsequent declaration of war by President Roosevelt. Marshall Law was declared and remained … Continued

San Francisco Heritage restores classic Haas-Lilienthal 1886 Victorian

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San Francisco Heritage was founded in 1971 with a mandate to save a dozen Victorian homes slated for demolition. Today the non-profit is San Francisco’s leading advocacy and educational organization dedicated to architectural and cultural preservation. Correspondent, Tom Wilmer visits … Continued

Tommy–child-star from Capra’s “It’s a Wonderful Life” recalls 1946 film classic

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Back in 1946 five year-old Jimmy Hawkins played the role of Tommy in It’s a Wonderful Life. Decades later the film was voted the most inspirational movie of all time by the American Film Institute. When it hit silver screen … Continued

Hot Springs National Park Brewster Rose Schweikhart talks yeast and “Hank the Tank” fermenter

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Rose Schweikhart turned a personal passion for beer in to a driving and thriving brewery and culinary business. It’s the Superior Bathhouse Brewery in the heart of downtown Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas. Rose’s enterprise is the only brewery situated within a National … Continued

Four Star Admiral Thomas Fargo USN (Ret.) shares Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary events

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  In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor–probably the most transformative moment in 20th century history–the island of Oahu will be hosting 11 days of events and memorials (December 1-11). Join correspondent Tom Wilmer … Continued

Why Black Lives Matter–Robin White, NPS Superintendent Little Rock Central High School NHS

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  When I stopped in to visit with Robin White, Superintendent at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, our conversation quickly led to tears. When I interviewed Ms. White a couple years ago, the focus was on the … Continued

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