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“Falling Awake,” a 2018 work by Richard Finkelstein.

Tom Hanks: You Should Learn the Truth About the Tulsa Race Massacre

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By Tom Hanks, The New York Times — I consider myself a lay historian who talks way too much at dinner parties, leading with questions like, “Do you know that the Erie Canal is the reason Manhattan became the economic center of America?” Some of the work I do is making historically based entertainment. Did you know our second president once defended in court British soldiers who fired on and…

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