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‘Roots’ Remake Miniseries Lined Up at History Channel

An ever sensitive topic though it remains, slavery films in Hollywood have no doubt risen  the last few years in public profile, from '12 Years a Slave' to 'Django Unchained,' and now the trend has reached TV. History will reboot the iconic 'Roots' miniseries as an all-new drama, but who from the original production will have any involvement?

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Take a Glimpse at New Grand Rapids Public Museum’s Collections

Are you curious about the Grand Rapids Public Museum’s collections, where they come from and what they are used for? If so, then come to the GRPM this fall, and check out the new exhibit Be Curious: A Glimpse at New GRPM Collections.

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Television Shows That Changed History

Television honored itself last night. By now, you've seen and talked about the Emmy winners and losers. Are any of the shows on t.v. on the level of "must-see" or game-changers on the t.v. landscape

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This Date In History

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1775 – Congress establishes the United States Post Office and names Benjamin Franklin the first US Postmaster General (More info)

1908 – The Office of the Chief Examiner, which later becomes the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), is created (More info)

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This Day In History

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1798 – The United States Marine Corps is re-established after being disbanded following the  Revolutionary War (More info)

1804 – Former US Vice President Aaron Burr fatally wounds former Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton in a duel (More info)

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US Open And History’s Mystery.

US OPEN golf tournament is underway today. Quick, name last year's winner. Many golf nuts can reel off the names of history's great champions, but how many remember last year's champ. Sometimes, a major winner has his big moment and then fades away. Su

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This Day In History

Here's a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

 

1777 – The Stars and Stripes is adopted by Congress as the Flag of the United States (More info)

1789 – Whiskey distilled from maize is first produced by American clergyman the Rev. Elijah Craig (More info)

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This Day In History

It's always to look back in our history to see what was happening.  So, here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1692 – At the Salem Witch Trials, Bridget Bishop is hanged for "certaine Detestable Arts called Witchcraft & Sorceries" (More info)

1793 - Washington replaces Philadelphia as US capital (More info)

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This Day In History

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1898 - China agrees to lease Hong Kong to Britain for 99 years (More info)

1934 - Donald Duck makes his screen debut in 'The Wise Little Hen' (More info)

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This Day In History

Here's a little something to occupy your down time.  Here are some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1654 – Louis XIV becomes King of France (More info)

1776 - Ri

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