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  • Remembering the Freedom Rides 50 years later

    Remembering the Freedom Rides 50 years later
    As the bus leaves Atlanta, Dennis Climpson is eager for conversation. He wants to talk about college football this Sunday morning, but I have a question for him. "Have you ever heard of the Freedom Rides?" I ask.
  • Events marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War

    Events marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War
    The remembrance of the 150th anniversary of the first shots of the Civil War at Ft. Sumter, S.C., underway until April 17 will give rise to a host of reenactments throughout the nation until 2015, although you're unlikely to see one on a National Park...

    State tourism offices

    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...

    Oxford, Miss.: The center of William Faulkner's cosmos

    Oxford, Miss.: The center of William Faulkner's cosmos
    "The past is never dead. It's not even past," William Faulkner wrote in 1951, two years after winning the Nobel Prize for literature. It's one of his best-known lines, but I don't think I ever truly understood it until I came to Oxford. For more than...

    Review: 'Where I Must Go' by Angela Jackson

    Review: 'Where I Must Go' by Angela Jackson
    "Where I Must Go" By Angela Jackson Northwestern University Press, 336 pages, $24.95 Chicago poet Angela Jackson has written an atmospheric first novel set amid the turbulent social change of the late 1960s. The novel’s central action takes place...