President Theodore Roosevelt boarding the Manhattan from a Holland America ship

The decision to buy the unfinished Panama Canal from the French put into motion international intrigue, political shenanigans and accusations, bribery and corruption – much of it portrayed here in the editorial cartoons of the era. Enjoy this short book …

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Cowboy on Wax Museum Branson Missouri. THE PRIVATEER CLAUSE photo

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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At the Panama 2016 International Book Fair in Panama, Ken Rossignol reading to children from his book Panama 1914 small
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Join Marsha & Danny Jones and all the cast, crew, officers, and killers as the newest saga of the SEA EMPRESS sets sail!   WHO COLLECTS THE SOULS HAVE a fun trip back into entertainment with this great video featuring …

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Titanic leaving Southampton Daily Graphic

One fascinating account of the sinking of the Titanic lives on as the very words of Second Officer Charles Lightoller were recorded in this 1936 radio interview. The audio was in sad condition due to the passing years and old …

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