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This Should Be a Movie

Once upon a time it was controversial to suggest that doctors should wash their hands. The Hungarian doctor Ignaz Semmelweis was the first to advocate for the need for this. It did not end well. So Semmelweis hypothesized that there were … Continue reading

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My Favorite Obscure President

I want to write a movie about Chester Arthur, because his story is so weird. First, there’s no way in hell he should have become President in the first place. He was the running mate of a guy who shouldn’t … Continue reading

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A Middle School Social Studies Teacher’s Experiences on Culture and Comic Books

This is based on an interview I did for the class on Multiculturalism in my Education masters program. GT is a Social Studies teacher in Middlesex County, New Jersey. I’ve known him for several years, since before I decided to … Continue reading

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