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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Tue February 4, 2014

Remembering and Learning from the Holocaust

The Yellow Star ordered by the Nazis for Jews to wear.
University of Minnesota Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

  An estimated 11 million people were killed during the Holocaust. Six million of them were Jews. Of those, more than one million were children. The Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education, formed by a group of Holocaust survivors and their families, educates about the Holocaust, remembers its victims and acts on its lessons.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri January 24, 2014

The Flood of 1937 with Author David Welky

Book by David Welky details the 1937 flood and what it did to the Ohio Valley.
Provided

  The Ohio River reached its highest point in recorded history, 79.99 feet, on January 26, 1937. Author and University of Central Arkansas Associate Professor David Welky wrote a definitive book on the tragedy, The Thousand Year Flood: The Ohio-Mississippi disaster of 1937.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu January 16, 2014

How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency

New book by James tobin details FDR's struggle with polio.
Provided, Simon and Schuster
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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Tue January 7, 2014

CHASING SHACKLETON Author Tim Jarvis

Explorer Tim Jarvis re-enacts the epic journey of Sir Ernest Shackleton
Provided, timjarvis.org

  In 1914, British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton embarked for the South Pole, and nothing was heard from the expedition for three years. In that time Shackleton and his crew became stranded on an island, made an 800-mile voyage across the treacherous Southern Ocean, climbed over glaciated mountains to reach a whaling station, ultimately rescuing his remaining crew left stranded. In the winter of 2013, Explorer Tim Jarvis set out to re-enact Shackleton’s journey.

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Cincinnati Museum Center
12:00 am
Fri December 27, 2013

New American Indian Education Center in Newtown

The Cincinnati Museum Center recently opened the new American Indian Education Center in the Village of Newtown. Frank Johnson learns more about this interactive museum featuring rare artifacts from Bob Genheimer, the George Rieveschl Curator of Archeology at the Museum Center.

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