Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Dallas Cowboys made it to the playoffs again this year and had the strongest regular season record of any team in the NFL. Are there any good books that can tell me about the history of “America’s Team?”

With all the excitement around this year’s Dallas Cowboys 13-3 season (which ties them for their all-time season record and made them the NFL’s number 1 team going into the playoffs), it is a good time to delve into the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ally: My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide, by Michael Oren

Appointed by Bibi Netanyahu, historian Michael Oren served as Israeli ambassador to the United States from 2009 to 2013. Born and raised in New Jersey, Oren moved to Israel in 1979 and served with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).  He … Continue reading

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I recently realized that I don’t know enough about the Presidents of the United States of America, not the band, the actual Presidents. Can you suggest a few books on Presidential anecdotes or trivia?

Kudos to you for looking to broaden your knowledge on such an interesting subject! Many men over the last couple centuries have looked out the back porch of the White House and seen their own yard. Since they were all … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman

Have you ever wanted to write a book, but never seem to have the time? What if I told you that you might have already written it, just in an alternate universe…? That is the core concept behind Genevieve Cogman’s … Continue reading

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I’m interested to know when the Legacies Dallas History Conference will occur this year. What are the topics being covered?

The 18th Annual Legacies Dallas History Conference will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at The Hall of State, Fair Park between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. The Dallas History & Archives Division … Continue reading

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