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Texas Talks to Focus on Women

An upcoming lecture at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon will be centered on pioneering women in the history of the state. Continue reading

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New Texas textbooks evaluated for bias

A report from the Texas Freedom Network Education Fund has declared that the information in social studies textbooks that have been adopted by the Texas State Board of Education contain inaccurate and biased information. These books, intended for Texas schools, … Continue reading

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One night in 1979, fifteen hundred nuclear missiles were believed to be about to hit the United States An article about a very tense night at Strategic Air Command in Nebraska in ’79…   “Within seconds, everyone in the bunker … Continue reading

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Amarillo And A Random Nuke Train

Originally posted on Kristoffer Tripplaar Isn't A Real Photographer:
During my New Mexico Cold War Extravaganza last year I took a quick trip into Texas to stop by the long closed Amarillo Air Force Base. The base was closed…

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Amarillo, one of the last great American Classics

Photo of Tascosa Drive In in 1967. (From the Amarillo Graffiti site.) As someone who’s oft called an “old soul,” I feel comfortable in the Rilla. I love the hints of classic Americana that are everywhere– the old architecture, Route … Continue reading

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