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I’ve been reading Ted Gioia’s Delta Blues: The Life and Times of the Mississippi Masters Who Revolutionized American Music. I’ll talk a bit more about the book next time I have a Music Notes post. One story in the book is that Howlin’ Wolf appeared on a television show exactly one time, when the Rolling […]
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I’ve been rereading N. Scott Momaday’s House Made of Dawn, a fantastic novel about a Jemez man dealing with life in postwar America. It made me wonder what historical visions there were available of Jemez culture and I came across this 1947 film highlighting Jemez dances, both at the big inter-tribal dance in Gallup and […]
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After United Fruit and the Dulles Brothers overthrew the democratically elected government of Jacobo Arbenz in Guatemala, the company came under a lot of criticism. After all, the fruit companies had only dominated Central America for a half-century, engaging in violence, war, coups, and anything else to dominate the region while forcing workers into horrible […]
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