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Indiana Jones invades Montreal

By: Bob Thurlow

Thirty years after busting onto the scene in Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones remains one of the world’s most captivating characters and still the best liaison between the worlds of scholarship and intrigue. He began as a dynamic character causing swoons among his students and evolved into a movement all his own. Video […]

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The Golden Age of King Midas

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