Kane Was Able

1929 Self Portrait of John Kane, considered one of his masterpieces, resides in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. As rabid supporters  of Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders gnash their teeth, it may be time to look at John Kane. No, not John McCain. John Kane. Is he a candidate? No, he's dead. Has been so since 1934. Kane was a one-l...
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Pittsburgh’s Worst Flood Ever? See What That Really Means

Noah's Ark, the landmark fun house at Kenywood Park, coincidentally opened in 1936, the year of Pittsburgh's worst flood. The following film clips preserve flickers of a disaster that is fading from memory. Few of today's Pittsburghers and Johnstowners were around in 1936 when  much of the Mid Atlantic region flooded like never before or since. It wa...
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