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“In the Army, at Camp Davis [N. C.], we had this big separate place,” Bearden said of his hitch with the all-black 372nd Infantry Regiment. “The other cabins were painted white and written in pencil was ‘No Mexicans, No Negroes.’ Things like that can really wreck you.” – From “America’s Greatest (Overlooked) Artist” (Newsday, Jan. […]

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The ill-starred and ill-steered Costa Concordia was dominating cable news when this liftout quote on the back cover of the latest Windows grabbed my eye: “We can see the Yankee ships all the time. [T]he other day one came so close I could see the Captain….” Letter writer William Cain, 25th North Carolina Infantry Regiment, […]

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