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Momentarily, I’m going to be on national TV … Or not

It’s entirely possible we’ll be on national TV tonight. Or not. It all depends on what the editors of Turner Classic Movies did in putting together the interview with Michael Douglas that airs first at 8 o’clock tonight. Far more … Continue reading

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RECENT OUTINGS: On the Trail of Joseph Cotten

PETERSBURG –Last Friday technically was the first full day of fall, but it was still hot, and still humid, when a small group of us gathered in front of the Appomattox Regional Governor’s School. That could have been part of … Continue reading

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Stepping Inside the Modern Library

A week ago I stepped inside the brand spankin’ new North Courthouse Road library in Chesterfield County, outside Richmond, Va. Either we were seeing the future … or everything else we still see is already the past. This was for … Continue reading

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Robert Gates Wins a Prestigous New Award, So We Revisit His Memorable Richmond Forum Appearance. [BOOK EXCERPT]

“Oh, geez. This is a family audience, right?” Former Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates at The Richmond Forum in January 2012. (Photograph courtesy The Richmond Forum) FORMER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE Robert M. Gates was given the first-ever Zbigniew Brzezinski Annual … Continue reading

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The Richmond Forum, Cal Ripken, and Russell Wilson

Had a GREAT discussion of The Richmond Forum Thursday at the Shepherd Center’s Open University on Thursday (April 7). Even ran into two ladies with ties to the predecessor Forum, which was begun in 1964 — and is described in … Continue reading

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Why in the World Have a Sale of Summer Beach Books in … Winter?

Our first ever BOGO-1/2 Sale – Buy One, Get One at Half Off – comes to an end Friday. It’s been hot. The $19.95 books are going two for $29.90 – with FREE shipping. They’ve been selling. One reader even … Continue reading

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