Saturday, September 20, 2014

North Korea: American wanted to be famous


North Korea: American wanted to be famous


The 24-year-old from Bakersfield, California, arrived in North Korea as a tourist in April. After his arrival, he tore his visa at Pyongyang's airport and shouted his desire to seek asylum, according to KCNA. State media described him as "rudely behaved ...


Record Bin: The regret and workingman blues of Merle Haggard’s “Mama Tried”


Haggard was born in 1937 to James and Flossie Mae Haggard, who had previously lived in Checotah, Oklahoma, before relocating to Bakersfield, California, during the Great Depression. His father died when he was young (which would profoundly affect Haggard ...



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