Minding the GAPE – January 2024
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Minding the GAPE – January 2024

By Kym MacEwan

Convict leasing, Chicago’s public art, the 40-hour workweek, dairy milk, a dinosaur in DC, Lucy Parsons, WWI propaganda and the modern media industry, and much more.

Minding the GAPE – December 2023
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By Kym MacEwan

Preserving radio broadcasts, looking over the year’s best Black history books, holiday baking with historical recipes, remembering the Christmas Truce of 1914, controversy over the Confederate memorial removal at Arlington National Cemetery, and much more.

Minding the GAPE – November 2023
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By Kym MacEwan

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Minding the GAPE – October 2023
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Minding the GAPE – October 2023

By Kym MacEwan

Vampire-killing kits, log driving, urban disability history, presidential pets, Killers of the Flower Moon, 100 years of the jungle gym, “cough gum,” and much more.

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