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The Smithsonian – an Establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge.

On this day in 1829, British scientist James Smithson dies childless in Italy at the age of 64, leaving behind a will with a peculiar…

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Picasso’s Remarkable Legacy

On this day in 1901, upstart Pablo Picasso commands the first of countless showings of his work on Paris’ famous rue Lafitte, a street known…

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The Simplicity of Title IX

On this day in 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, prohibiting sex discrimination in federally funded education programs and activities, is…

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George Wallace and JFK

On this day in 1963, after defiantly blocking the door at the University of Alabama in open hostility to the United States government, George Wallace…

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Brown v Board of Education

On this day in 1954, marking the end of the beginning or the beginning of the end in the war on racial inequality, the US…

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Biden Gets A Reprieve – For Now

So much for a squeaker. Joe Biden needed a big win yesterday and boy did he get one. He finished with 48 percent of the…

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