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14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

New marker honors slave who helped build Capitol statue

The plaque to honor Philip Reid was unveiled during a ceremony in Hyattsville, Md.

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Related Topix: Hyattsville, MD, Books, Bladensburg, MD, US Politics, US News

Sun Apr 06, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Top Reads: Michael Lewis' Flash Boys Jumps to Top of Amazon Bestseller List, Week Ending 4/6

Since there's no end-all-be-all 'best seller' list, BWW Books has rounded up both The New York Times' top sellers as well as Amazon's - providing you with your one-stop look at this week's top reads! Harlan Coben's MISSING YOU claimed the No.

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Related Topix: Books, Lone Survivor

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

a Fitchburg Connection to '12 Years a Slave'

A free black man from New York lured to Washington, D.C. with the promise of a well-paying job as a fiddler with a traveling circus in 1841, Solomon Northup was drugged and kidnapped.

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Related Topix: Fitchburg, MA, Books, Theater, Arts, Greenfield, MA, Northampton, MA, Worcester, MA

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Final Call

After his 12 years as a slave, where did Solomon Northup go?

Historians know where Solomon Northup was born, where he lived and where he worked.

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Related Topix: Books, Louisiana

Mon Mar 24, 2014

National Public Radio

NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Nonfiction

Robert Edsel and Bret Witter trace the lesser-known effort by an Allied division to find and secure European art that had been looted by the Nazis.

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

Journal Gazette

Death of '12 Years A Slave' author still remains mystery

They know whom he married and how many children he had. They know he played the fiddle and spent 12 years enslaved in the South before being freed.

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Related Topix: Books, Minerva, NY, Washington County, NY, Fort Edward, NY

BroadwayWorld.com

Top Reads: DIVERGENT Series Dominates Amazon Best Sellers, Week Ending 3/23

Since there's no end-all-be-all 'best seller' list, BWW Books has rounded up both The New York Times' top sellers as well as Amazon's - providing you with your one-stop look at this week's top reads! Brandon Sanderson's WORDS OF RADIANCE claimed the No.

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Related Topix: Books, Lone Survivor

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Ohio.com

12 Years a Slave' author's death still a mystery

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.: Historians know where Solomon Northup was born, where he lived and where he worked.

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Related Topix: Saratoga Springs, NY, Books, Springs, NY, Minerva, NY, Washington County, NY

Wed Mar 19, 2014

The Day

'12 Years A Slave' author's death still a mystery

Chiwetel Ejiofor portrays Solomon Northup in the film version of "12 Years A Slave."

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Related Topix: Books, Minerva, NY, Washington County, NY, Fort Edward, NY

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