What it Takes : The Way to the White House (1992) - Richard Ben Cramer (Grade:A+)
Der Golem [The Golem] (1920) - Carl Boese (Grade:A+)
Grand Illusion [La Grande Illusion] (1937) - Jean Renoir (Grade:A+)
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Happy Birthday to Mark McCormick (January 22)
Lord George Gordon Noel Byron (1788-1824) was born In London, ENG on January 22, 1788. Brothers Judd recommends Childe Harold's Pilgrimage (1812)
Huddie "Leadbelly" Ledbetter (1885-1949) was born in Mooringsport, LA on January 21, 1885.
Johannes Jensen (1873-1950), the 1944 Nobel Laureate, was born in Farso, DEN on January 20, 1873.
Paul Cezanne (1839-) was born in Aix-en-Provence, France on January 19, 1839
Robert E. Lee (1807-70) was born in Stratford, VA on January 19, 1807.
Daniel Webster (1782-1852) was born in Salisbury, NH on January 18, 1782.
Benjamin Franklin (1706-90) was born in on January 17, 1706. He wrote one of the first great books by an American: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Gavin Bryars (1943-) was born in Goole, ENG on January 16, 1943. Read Orrin's review of Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet (1993) (Gavin Bryars 1943-)
Robert W. Service (1874-1958) was born in England on January 16, 1874.
Diane Fossey (1932-85) was born in Fairfax, CA on January 16, 1932. Brothers Judd recommends Woman in the Mists: The Story of Dian Fossey and the Mountain Gorillas of Africa (Farley Mowat)
Norman Podhoretz was born in Brooklyn, NY on January 16, 1930. Brothers Judd recommends My Love Affair With America: The Cautionary Tale of a Cheerful Conservative (2000) (Norman Podhoretz 1930-)
Marilyn Horne (1934-) was born in Bradford, PA on January 16, 1934
If two New Hampshire men aren't a match for the Devil, we might as well give the country back to the Indians.
-Stephen Vincent Benet (1898-1943), The Devil and Daniel Webster
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