Author: privateer

Welcome aboard the third volume of THE CHESAPEAKE – This book, THE CHESAPEAKE: Oyster Buyboats, Ships & Steamed Crabs, spans the decades of the lives of our writers and the times of the Chesapeake Tidewater region from 1900 to the present time.

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Please enjoy this video for the Fourth of July. Francis Scott Key was an attorney in Upper Marlboro, Maryland who sought the release of an American citizen who had been taken captive by the British forces as they invaded Maryland, …

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NIGHT SHIFT KEN ROSSIGNOL MARCH 10, 2019 “THE DEATH OF LOCAL NEWS TAKES PLACE EACH WEEK – EVEN RIGHT BEFORE OUR EYES!” That is the headline in articles published in online trade journals that profess that public monies should be …

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A few days after President George H. W. Bush lost the 1992 election to Bill Clinton I got a call from a person who said she was calling from the White House. She asked me if I could attend a …

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21st Century Mercury Theater: Little Known Facts – Row Across Atlantic and Slow Boat to China

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ATTORNEY FILES SUIT AGAINST DUCK BOATS Only a massive jury verdict will change the way Ducks operates  It will be up to a Judge and Jury to allow an award of punitive damages. In the Philidelphia Duck Boat Disaster in …

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Country Classics Country music is alive and well at many venues around the USA including Branson, Missouri. Who would expect a giant ship run aground on a hilltop in Branson, Missouri, at least 1500 miles from the nearest ocean?  A …

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CHESAPEAKE TRUE CRIME This new series of true crime stories I have written and published in the Chesapeake region are some of the top stories in recent years in THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY. Many of these accounts have been updated from …

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