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Historically Speaking: The Strange Battle for California’s Governor

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By Tom Morrow One of California’s most controversial characters was Stephen Watts Kearny, a brigadier general in the U.S. Army. Kearny, (as in San Diego’s Kearny Mesa community), ...

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Sunday Serial: ‘Haunted Bones’- Chapter Three

Authors note: This is a work of fiction. It does not reflect any actual events, and all of the characters are fictional. Any similarity to events or persons ...

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Notes & Quotes- November 11, 2017

The ‘King of the Cowboys’ Was A Collector By Tom Morrow A number of years ago, I interviewed Roy Rogers and Dale Evans before one of their performances ...

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Sunday Serial: ‘Haunted Bones’- Chapter Two

Authors note: This is a work of fiction. It does not reflect any actual events, and all of the characters are fictional. Any similarity to events or persons ...

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Historically Speaking: Two Very Heavy Loads

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By Tom Morrow The late Clarence Baer of Oceanside was a young Army Air Corps officer during World War II with a mission difficult to explain. When asked ...

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Notes & Quotes-November 4, 2017

Where have all the ‘Good Ol’ Days’ gone? By Tom Morrow As good as life is for our society these days, there are some things from the past ...

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Historically Speaking: The Toolmakers of Nazi Germany – Part II

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By Tom Morrow For years during the forties and fifties a popular American company used the sales phrase: “Better living through chemistry,” (Dupont) But, during the two world ...

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Sunday Serial: ‘Haunted Bones’- Foreword, Chapter One

Editors note: Haunted Bones by Thomas J. Morrow marks the return of the popular Sunday Serial to OsideNews. Each Sunday we will bring you a chapter of Tom’s ...

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Historically Speaking: The Toolmakers of Nazi Germany – Part I

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By Tom Morrow This is part one of a two-part column on aircraft designers and well-known chemical companies who aided Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Germany using slave laborers. The ...

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Historically Speaking: The Dodge Brothers

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An American Success Story By Tom Morrow Two of America’s great manufacturing pioneers, Horace and John Dodge, were born into a working-class immigrant family, but through ingenuity, they ...

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Historically Speaking: The Fabulous Lincoln Highway

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‘The Main Street Across America’ By Tom Morrow Most of us look upon old U.S. Highway 66 as our “national” road starting at Chicago west to Los Angeles, ...

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Historically Speaking: From Actor to Major General and Back

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By Tom Morrow There were a number of Hollywood actors who joined the armed forces during World War II, but none of them equaled the service of James ...

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Historically Speaking: WPA Guide Books

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America as 7,000 Writers Discovered During the Depression By Tom Morrow In 1935 at the height of the Great Depression, President Franklin Roosevelt’s Works Project Administration created a ...

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Historically Speaking: Cave Couts-North County’s Anglo Pioneer

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By Tom Morrow Cave Johnson Couts was one of the first white men to settle in North San Diego County. His Rancho Guajome lies in Vista along N. ...

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Historically Speaking: The Outer Banks Where Important History was Made

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By Tom Morrow Unless you’re in Maine, you can’t get much further east in the United States than standing on the white sandy beaches of this thin piece ...

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