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'Terra Femme' Review: How Women Have Seen the World

An assemblage of travelogues shot by women from the 1920s through the 1950s, this experimental essay film can be seen with either live or prerecorded narration.

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Book Review: "Blood & Ink" by Joe Pompeo - The New York Times

In “Blood & Ink,” Joe Pompeo explores the gory Hall-Mills case and the tabloid nation it spawned.

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Book Review: "Kiki Man Ray" by Mark Braude - The New York Times

Mark Braude’s biography of a bohemian icon makes a case for Kiki de Montparnasse as an artist in her own right.

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Nancy Milford, Biographer of Zelda Fitzgerald, Dies at 84

Her penetrating book about F. Scott Fitzgerald’s troubled wife was a best seller. So was her biography of another Jazz Age luminary, the poet Edna St. Vincent Millay.

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This is what Toronto looked like in the 1920s

Toronto was an exciting city in the 1920s. The Great War was over, and soon after the city was booming. We can trace many milestones back to this d...

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Silent Films Offer Rare Glimpses of Life in 1920s Ireland

Shot by an American ornithologist in the early years of Irish independence, the footage turned up in the archives of the Chicago Academy of Sciences and is being restored.

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The Manhattan 'Madam' Who Hobnobbed With the City's Elite

A new biography by Debby Applegate recounts the story of Polly Adler, who arrived in America from Russia at 13 and became New York’s most successful brothel owner, befriending mobsters, policemen, politicians and writers.

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World can't rely on tax system designed in 1920s: Sunak

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June 5, 2021
LONDON: Rishi Sunak has told world finance leaders that the world cannot “continue to rely on a tax system that was largely designed in the 1920s”.
Speaking at the first in-person G7 finance meeting since the start of the pandemic in London on Friday, the Chancellor said the world had “high expectations” for what could be agreed over the two-day summit.
And he said it was clear that taxation had to change in a “complex global digital economy”. Ahead of the meeting, Sunak said he was aiming to secure a “fair deal” on digital taxation during the meeting with ministers from the US, Japan, France, Canada, Germany and Italy at Lancaster House.

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31 Historic Photos That Show Life in The Roaring Twenties

From Prohibition to the Scopes Monkey Trial, these century-old images will take you on a trip back in time.

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