J. R. R. Tolkien
[Text] J. R. R. Tolkien’s Perfect Letter to Nazi Publisher

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“If I am to understand that you are enquiring whether I am of Jewish origin, I can only reply that I regret that I appear to have no ancestors of that gifted people.” “If impertinent and irrelevant inquiries of this sort are to become the rule in matters of literature, … Continue reading

Franklin D. Roosevelt
[Blog] 9 Facts About FDR’s Fireside Chats


Author: Ben Nussbaum President Roosevelt delivered his first fireside chat on March 12, 1933. It addressed the banking crisis that Roosevelt encountered on first taking office. Due to the Depression, banks were running out of funds. Panicked account holders were withdrawing their money – making the banks’ problems worse. In … Continue reading