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Book Interview: “1941: The Year That Keeps Returning” — Doubt is not a Fatal Weakness

January 7, 2014
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Through meticulous research, interviews, and reminiscence, this compelling book illuminates a nook in the heart of darkness.

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Coming Attractions at Museums: February 2010

February 5, 2010
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By Peter Walsh Luis Meléndez: Master of the Spanish Still Life, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA through May 9. Locked into a low-status, unprofitable niche, talented Spanish still-life painter Luis Meléndez (1716–1780) made little money and achieved even less fame during his lifetime. He is said to have complained to the king, who never…

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