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Associate Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has been honored with this year’s Grateful American Book Prize for her memoir, ‘The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor’

Associate Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, received the 2019 Grateful American Book Prize for her memoir, “The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor.”

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Book of the Week: CARRIE AND ME by Carol Burnett

The daughter of the actress-comedienne triumphs over drug addiction, emerges into a reputable performer/playwright, and–then–dies of lung cancer at 38.

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Book of the Week: CARRIE AND ME by Carol Burnett

The daughter of the actress-comedienne triumphs over drug addiction, emerges into a reputable performer/playwright, and–then–dies of lung cancer at 38.

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Book of the Week: COLD SASSY TREE by Olive Ann Burns

In 1906, a Southern widower of three weeks elopes with a woman half his age, and rattles the town.

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Book of the Week: POOR RICHARD’S ALMANACK by Benjamin Franklin

Wit and wisdom from America’s Leonardo; first published in 1732.

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Movie of the Month: Nuts

When Claudia, a call girl, is accused of murdering a client, her parents rush to have her declared insane to avoid a prison sentence.

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History MattersOctober 15 to October 31, 2019

Showing our children that their past is prelude to their future

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November 2019 Book Recommendations

A curated list of books and literary classics for your reading pleasure by David Bruce Smith Publications for November 2019.

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“Abigail & John”: American History Profoundly Portrayed in a Children’s Book

The loving partnership of Abigail and John Adams had a remarkable impact in shaping America’s founding and history. ACTA’s Michael Poliakoff joins David Bruce Smith of the Grateful American Foundation and Martha Meehan Cohen of the Supreme Court Historical Society to explore the narrative of our nation’s most influential early couple. Listen to the interview […]

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Celebrations of America’s history and native heritage this month remind us that history is important

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov 20 – This November the country celebrates American History and its Founders, plus National Native American Heritage– a reminder—in duplicate– that the “olden days” are important. “Essentially, this is an opportunity to teach a lesson to our children and grandchildren: that the past is prologue to the future, and that an understanding […]

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