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Fear, Loathing, and Raw Courage at Little Rock

On this day in 1957, under escort from the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division, nine black students enter all-white Central High School in Little Rock,…

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The Judiciary Act of 1789

On this day, the Judiciary Act of 1789, officially titled “An Act to Establish the Judicial Courts of the United States,” was signed into law…

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But One Life To Lose For My Country

On this day in 1776, American soldier and spy Nathan Hale is hanged near the Dove Tavern in Manhattan. Hale had been spirited into New…

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The Sunday Driver, S1, E8: The Decent and The Ruthless

A good but glum Sunday afternoon to you all. Wherever you may be at this moment, please understand that each and all of us are…

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I Will Fight No More Forever

On this day in 1904, the remarkable Nez Perce leader Chief Joseph dies on the Colville reservation in northern Washington at the age of 64….

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Enterprise Unveiled

On this day in 1976, NASA publicly unveils its first space shuttle, the Enterprise, during a ceremony in Palmdale, California. Development of the spacecraft cost…

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