A THOUSAND LIVES follows the experiences of five Peoples Temple members who went to Jonestown. Julia Scheeres drew from thousands of recently declassified FBI documents and audiotapes, as well as rare videos and interviews, to piece together a compelling history of the doomed camp.
Reviving the ancient philosophy of “cosmopolitanism,” a school of thought that dates to the Cynics of the fourth century BC, Appiah traces its influence on the ethical legacies of the Enlightenment, the French Revolution, and the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
THE COPPERHEAD is the story of Abner Beech a religious, righteous but stubborn farmer from Upstate New York. Beech boldly defies his fellow neighbors and government in the autumn of 1862. For his different views Beech is shunned by his community and even some family. Things get sticky when Beech's son falls in love with the daughter of Beech's chief tormentor and joins the army.
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Thanksgiving marked the official start of the holiday season, which means we won’t be short on cheer or great movies and television shows to watch this month. Much like the chicken and the egg, we don’t know which came first, but quality entertainment and holiday spirit certainly have always had a long, happy and interdependent relationship. So, as with our spiral hams, let’s dig right in and unravel this month’s books on screen.