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Ireland’s Wars: The Road To The Boer War

Britain’s last great colonial adventure of the 19th century and Victoria’s lengthy reign, as some of the last unclaimed parts of the non-western world were being eyed up and bartered over, took place not in a war against black Africans … Continue reading

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In Detail: Iron Man – “That’s My Exit” (01.19.26 – 01.25.02)

The scene shifts abruptly to a clean looking room somewhere else in the world, where computer monitors display pictures of maps, telemetry, details ion planes and what looks like Afghan landscapes. A lot of voices are going off all at … Continue reading

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In Detail: Iron Man – “Does The Hindenburg Ring Any Bells?” (48.40 – 54.13)

We open on one of the neater moments of Iron Man, a real world tie in to CNBC’s Mad Money, an investment/speculation show that features host Jim Cramer commenting on the world of stocks and bonds in a hyperbolistic and … Continue reading

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