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Linton Weeks

Linton Weeks appears in the following:

Before Google ... Who Knew?

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Search engines come and go, but the reference librarian abides.

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Speed Dating In The 19th Century

Monday, December 15, 2014

There was a time in America when single women ran ads in newspapers inviting complete strangers into their homes for courtship possibilities.

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Begun The Christmas Tree War Has

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

When it comes to Christmas trees — like just about everything else — America is split.

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The Fine Art Of Deception

Friday, December 05, 2014

When visual tricksters play with perception, things are not always what they seem.

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Wacky Wrestlers Of Yesteryear

Thursday, November 27, 2014

In America, there's a fine line between gimmicky wrestling and performance art.

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When Thanksgiving Was Weird

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Circa 1900, Americans wore gaudy costumes and bizarre masks, and some roved the streets begging for candy and treats — on Thanksgiving Day.

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Who Won The Civil War? Tough Question

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

When it comes to on-the-spot answers to simple historical and political questions, some people don't have a clue.

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The Wondrous World Of Tom Thumb Weddings

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Young girls and boys take a little trip into the future of matrimony.

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8 Epic Eating Contests In American History

Thursday, November 13, 2014

In the Land of Plenty, Americans put the eat in compete.

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The Secrets Of The Coxswain

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

What we can learn about life from the leader of the crew.

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The Strange Dating Games Of 1914

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Courting-and-sparking practices in America have been very weird for a very long time.

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Halloween For Adults: A Scary History

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Fright Night is not just for kids anymore. Never really was.

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Halloween High Jinks For Fun And Nonprofits

Friday, October 24, 2014

Many Americans are not scared to reuse old clothes for new Halloween costumes.

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Girl Scouts Look For A Way Out Of The Woods

Thursday, October 23, 2014

More than 100 years old, the organization offers young American girls the chance to succeed. So why is it struggling?

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America's Boo-It-Yourself Halloween Spirit

Saturday, October 18, 2014

You've heard of recycling and upcycling, now there's boocycling — making first-rate costumes from second-hand stuff.

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What Is Really Tearing America Apart

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

While the nation focuses on healing race and gender issues, we encourage political divisiveness.

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Wrong! 3 Recent Reports That May Surprise You

Thursday, October 09, 2014

So maybe we don't know everything about health and wealth and sexuality.

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Broken Art: The Closing Of A Washington Museum

Saturday, October 04, 2014

A photojournalism student at the Corcoran College of Art + Design responds to a museum's demise the only way she knows how – creatively.

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A Stranger On A Train, A Phone Call, A Man's Life Transformed

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Announcing a layoff over the phone is bad etiquette, but it's the stuff of a great short story. When NPR's Scott Simon overheard such a moment, he couldn't help but try to fill in the gaps.

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The Outhouse — And Other Rooms — Get A 21st Century Makeover

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Some people are spending more time in their backyard — in living rooms, entertainment centers, even bathrooms.

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