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Thought for the Day: the absurdity of war

Thought for the Day: the absurdity of war

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Book Review: 'The Missionary Position'

Book Review: 'The Missionary Position'

Atheist Christopher Hitchens wrote a 98-page screed denouncing Mother Teresa - the Albanian nun credited with comforting thousands of dying people in India and encouraging others to aid the poor and dying.

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Ivan Thunder: World War, Iwo Jima and the way we were

Ivan Thunder: World War, Iwo Jima and the way we were

A marvelous memoir by Ivan Thunder recounts how it really was on the sand of Iwo Jima, a tiny island drenched in the blood of Americans and Japanese fighting for supremacy during the Second World War.

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Augustus Pugin: A bicentennial portrait of this artist as a young man

Augustus Pugin: A bicentennial portrait of this artist as a young man

James M. Thunder, a descendant of influential architect/designer Augustus Welby Pugin, will provide a lecture on March 29 on his illustrious ancestor, who defined the Gothic revival.

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The Iron Lady: Hollywood touches up Margaret Thatcher

The Iron Lady: Hollywood touches up Margaret Thatcher

An anticipated biopic on the life of Margaret Thatcher promises to show some of the layers and shadows behind the mask.

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