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History Lessons

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    Everything You Need to Know About the Heiress Who Inspired a Taylor Swift SongSwift purchased Rebekah Harkness’s infamous Rhode Island mansion in 2013.
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    Spike Lee Debuts Short Film Connecting George Floyd and Do the Right Thing“This is history again and again and again …”
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    How Mrs. America’s Characters Compare to Their Real-Life CounterpartsThe series about the 1970s ERA ratification effort doesn’t need to digress from history for the sake of a good story — but it still occasionally does.
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    The True Hollywood Stories Behind Hollywood’s Alternate HistorySeparating fact from fabrication in Ryan Murphy’s new Netflix series, which deliberately skews Tinseltown’s past in ways both big and small.
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    I Am Agog at the Stunning Re-creation of 1819 Massacre in the Peterloo TrailerDown with the Corn Laws!
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    I’m Sorry, But the Posters for Mary Queen of Scots Have the Wrong TaglinesLet’s talk 16th-century monarchs.
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    See How American Crime Story: Versace Actors Compare to Real-life CounterpartsPenélope Cruz as Donatella Versace? Already iconic.
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    See How Feud’s Actors Compare to Their Real-life CounterpartsSusan Sarandon as Bette Davis! Jessica Lange as Joan Crawford!
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    Ava DuVernay’s 13th Shows Trump’s RacismIt’s a particularly effective piece of agitprop.
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    Rap: If It’s Not Scottish, It’s CrapA new theory claims that rap actually has its roots in medieval Scottish tradition. Don’t tell Kool Herc.