RIP Peter O'Toole, Lowell Thomas, AM Soto


Many rememner Peter O'Toole as Lawrence of Arabia, the major motion picture role he perfected. The real person, Thomas Edward Lawrence (16 August 1888 – 19 May 1935) was a British archaeologist, military officer, and diplomat. He was renowned for his liaison role during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign and the Arab.
Lawrence of Arabia (8/8) Movie CLIP - No Prisoners (1962) HD

Peter Seamus O'Toole died this week (2 August 1932 – 14 December 2013) He was a brilliant British-Irish stage and film actor, who studied at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
BBC News - Obituary: Peter O'Toole

US Historian Lowell Thomas introduced the national media audience to Lawrence of Arabia.
Watch these clips and familiarize yourselves with Arabian revolts.
Lowell Thomas and Lawrence of Arabia / T.E. Lawrence

Many years later, after working for NBC nearly a decade, teaching near Thomas' hometown and at his namesake Communications Center, I was able to memorialize my parents with a tree for their love.
My mom was a teacher and dad an architect and attorney. They both repeated STUDY, Study, study.