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My Wife’s Great Grandfather Jack Riley’s photos during World War I

My Wife’s Great Grandfather Jack Riley’s photos during World War I

These postcard photos were passed down to my wife, Marcelle Cashon, and I was fascinated with the history they described during the Battle of the Marne area of France.

Fake News: The liar is no whit better than the thief

Fake News: The liar is no whit better than the thief

We have heard a lot lately concerning the term ‘Fake News’, and this is not a new concept. In the beginning of the twentieth century, yellow journalism was being employed at full steam in an attempt to reach more readers, no matter the truth.

This is also when the ‘muckraker‘ began informing the public about the practices that were hurting the common working man, which led to labor improvements such as the eight-hour workday, the end of deplorable working conditions and the end of child labor.

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