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Recalling William Seward in Chautauqua County

I recently saw the Steven Spielberg movie Lincoln – a film that focuses on Abraham Lincoln’s effort to get the 13th Amendment passed by Congress in early 1865. As expected, the movie was well produced, directed and acted. It provided … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Biographies – No. 91 – 95

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring William Seward (Westfield), Olive Risley Seward (Fredonia), Calista Jones (Jamestown), Horatio Brooks (Dunkirk) and Marion Dickerman (Westfield). Originally broadcast on local radio stations May 16 – May 20, 2011. Continue reading

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Bicentennial Biographies No. 66 – 70

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring June Card (Dunkirk), Daniel E. Button (Dunkirk), John Birdsall (Mayville), John Bidwell (Riply) and Walter Washington (Jamestown). Originally airing on local radio stations April 11 – April 15, 2011. Continue reading

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