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3 Great Books About Women Breaking the Glass Ceiling in Glamorous Ways

These photos from Cheelah via Flickr taken in 1962 (above) and 1965 (below) made it look like her time as a Pan Am flight attendant was wonderful, despite all the restrictions. I grew up during the 70’s, a decade in which it started to become socially acceptable for even white, middle class married women to …

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The Surprising Favorite Books of World War 2 American Soldiers

Public domain Being in the military, whether during peace or war, can be incredibly boring. If you’ve ever served or been around the military, you will know that waiting takes up a lot more of your time than you’ve ever imagined.  Imagine adding that to the stress of actual battle, and you can imagine how …

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“America and Iran” by John Ghazvinian: Why the United States and Iran Struggle to Get Along

Street shopping in Iran. Yes, those are “no parking” signs right next to all the parked cars plus the guy in the street hanging out on his motor bike. Pretty standard for that part of the world. Mehr News Agency, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons As soon as I saw John Ghazvinian’s new book, …

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