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    • Elizabeth and Hazel

    • Two Women of Little Rock
    • By: David Margolick
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
    • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The names Elizabeth Eckford and Hazel Bryan Massery may not be well known, but the image of them from September 1957 surely is: a black high-school girl, dressed in white, walking stoically in front of Little Rock Central High School, and a white girl standing directly behind her, face twisted in hate, screaming racial epithets. This famous photograph captures the full anguish of desegregation - in Little Rock and throughout the South - and an epic moment in the civil rights movement.

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    • By Carolyn Harris-Muchell on 04-11-17

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    • Dreadful

    • The Short Life and Gay Times of John Horne Burns
    • By: David Margolick
    • Narrated by: John Gregory St. John
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    American author John Horne Burns (1916 - 1953) led a brief and controversial life, and as a writer, transformed many of his darkest experiences into literature. Burns was born in Massachusetts, graduated from Andover and Harvard, and went on to teach English at the Loomis School, a boarding school for boys in Windsor, Connecticut. During World War II he was stationed in Africa and Italy and worked mainly in military intelligence. His first novel, The Gallery (1947), based on his wartime experiences, was critically acclaimed and one of the first to unflinchingly depict gay life in the military.

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    • The Death and Rebirth of the Duncan Grapefruit

    • By: David Margolick
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The seeded Florida grapefruit, long a staple of the American breakfast, has all but died at the age of 187 after an extended illness. The cause was inconvenience.

    "The Death and Rebirth of the Duncan Grapefruit" is from the March 21, 2017 Lifestyle section of The New York Times. It was written by David Margolick and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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