How a History of TV Played a Real Trump Card on Us

(Left) President Donald J. Trump, born on June 14, 1946, as a little boy; (Right) America’s first drama series — The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)
The Lone Ranger, (1949–1957)
(Left) American law enforcement officer, Bass Reeves (July 1838 — January 12, 1910); (Right) Reeves’ Oath of Office
(Left) Trump as a verb; (Right) The earliest Joker card by Samuel Hart c. 1863.
(Left) The fictitious Batman arch-adversary Bane staring into the face of his enemy (Right) The fictitious superhero Batman, who became a superhero due to the money he inherited from his mother and father, the Wayne’s, staring into the face of his arch-adversary.
(Left) Emblem from a fictional organization in the television franchise, Star Trek; (Right) Logo for the United States Space Force (USSF), established on December 20, 2019
Scene from The Truman Show, 1998 directed by Peter Weir

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Historian, Liberal Artist, Dot Connector, Designer, Educator, and former Birth Doula www.danellemarqui.com and www.bymnemosyne.com

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Danelle M. Brown

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Historian, Liberal Artist, Dot Connector, Designer, Educator, and former Birth Doula www.danellemarqui.com and www.bymnemosyne.com

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