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James B. Donovan’s Family Offers Look at Real-Life ‘Bridge of Spies’ Hero

In 1962, New York lawyer James B. Donovan was given an unlikely mission: Facilitate the exchange of convicted Soviet spy Rudolf Abel for captured U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers in hostile East Berlin. The situation was, in fact, one that Donovan had predicted. Just five years earlier, the 46-year-old married father of four was assigned […]

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‘Race’ Chronicles the Rise of American Icon and Olympic Hero Jesse Owens

It’s been 80 years since track and field athlete Jesse Owens won four Olympic gold medals at the Berlin games in 1936, but what do you really know about Owens’ historic performance in Nazi Germany? Did you know Owens nearly skipped the games due to pressure by the NAACP? Did you know Owens was never […]

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