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The Gettysburg Address

This day in 1863, on a Thursday afternoon, President Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania,…

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Mr. October: Reggie Jackson and the 1977 World Series

On this day in 1977, in game six of the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees outfielder Reggie Jackson hits three…

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Clement Vallandigham – the Golden Circle and Fighting Civil Rights

On this date in 1863 the quixotic Clement Vallandigham is soundly defeated in the Ohio governor’s race. As leader of the Copperheads, anti-war Democrats often…

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The Nuremberg Trials Were the First Military Trials in the Modern Era

On this day in 1946, 12 high-ranking Nazis comprising the first flight of such evil-doers are sentenced to death by the International War Crimes Tribunal…

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The Struggle for our County’s Soul

Goddess bless the Rolling Stone. They “call the ball.” You do see this, right-? You can’t possibly still be missing that this authoritarian character from…

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Desegregating 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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