Here’s an hour-long interview with J.D. Vance for his book on C-SPAN
Using Google Maps, we can take a virtual tour of Mooreland! Follow this link.
If you do not know how to use Google’s street view, here are some directions.
And that’s it. Have fun! On the bottom are photographs submitted either by Google or other people you can click on and explore as well.
Here is some census data for Mooreland, Indiana to give you an idea on Mooreland at the time Haven is growing up to the most recent census numbers available.
The history of Mooreland courtesy of the Henry County Historical Society.
As usual here is your interview with the author. This time around I couldn’t find any short audio or video interviews with Haven so I will link to a stenographied version of an audio interview: https://www.bookbrowse.com/author_interviews/full/index.cfm/author_number/586/haven-kimmel
This post is about explaining Iran’s special place in the Islamic world. Here are some great articles on Khomeini-ism, the conflict been different religious branches, and Iran’s evolving views on theocracy and populism with an Islamic framework.
U.S. Institute of Peace – The Iran Primer: Iran and Islam
Places of Peace and Power – Shi’a Islam
Council on Foreign Relations – Religion and Politics in Iran
Stratfor – In Iran, Political Change At a Measured Pace
Al-Jazeera – Iran’s Election Campaigns
Pew Research – Restrictions on Women’s Religious Attire (world)
Just in case you need to wrap your head around the current realities of Autism in the world, I’m going to put up links to some great resources to learn more about it.
Illinois Autism Society: Latest Autism Statistics
Autism Speaks – Autism at 70 – a reaction to a New England Journal of Medicine article and a brief historical timeline of Autism
Autism Speaks – Learn the Signs of Autism
National Institute of Health – Communication Problems in Children With Autism Disorder
Disability Scoop – Learn about some current Autism news stories