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This is the grave of Ralph Yarborough. Born in 1903 in Chandler, Texas, Yarborough received an appointment to West Point, but dropped out, deciding to go into teaching instead. He transferred to Sam Houston State and then to the University of Texas. Deciding against teaching, he went for a law degree at UT instead, finishing […]


On June 7, 2019

This post will contain plenty of spoilers from the Deadwood movie, so I don’t want to hear any complaints from you hoopleheads. Like many of you, I waited with great anticipation for the Deadwoo

This is the grave of Henry Wallace. Perhaps the single oddest figure in American political history, Wallace was born in 1888 on a farm near Orient, Iowa into a family of farmers and activists. Wallace’s grandfather was a Social Gospel proponent and Republican activist. Wallace’s father, Henry C. Wallace, ran a reformist farmer newspaper in […]
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