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Ethan Hawke stars as abolitionist John Brown in this humorous and dramatic limited series based on James McBride’s acclaimed novel. It’s told from the point of view of “Onion,” a fictional enslaved boy who becomes a member of Brown’s motley family of abolitionist soldiers battling slavery in Kansas, and eventually finds himself in the famous 1859 Army depot raid at Harpers Ferry. (Aug. 9, Showtime).

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During the Civil War, she served as a spy, scout, nurse and cook in the US Army. In a mission with Col. James Montgomery, she helped the army rescue more than 700 enslaved people during the Combahee River raid in South Carolina.

The war planners called it Operation Tidal Wave. Today, it is considered by many historians the most spectacular air raid of the war: dozens of bombers flying hundreds of miles just above the treetops, to rain 35 minutes of hellfire on a critical cog in the Nazi war machine. Historians also called it "Black Sunday." It was the Army Air Corps' worst single-day loss of the war.

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Juan Pablo Sanchez-Delgado said that two secretaries from a greenhouse in O'Neill, Nebraska, first approached him around 2013 and complained about their difficulty in finding workers to pick and sort tomatoes. They told him, he testified, that they needed someone in the "middle" between their company and the federal government to provide workers, which he understood to mean illegal immigrants.

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