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George Wallace, Segregation and the Racial Divide

On this day in 1963, George C. Wallace, four-time governor of Alabama and four-time presidential hopeful, is sworn in as the 45th Governor of Alabama….

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Trump’s War

The following is an excerpt from a post I made on Facebook 6 years ago. It goes double today. Just because I don’t support Benjamin…

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The Nelson Touch

On this day in 1806, Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté, KB, and Britain’s greatest naval hero is interred at St….

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The Birth of Morse Code

On this day in 1838, Samuel Morse and associate Albert Vail make the first public demonstration of the single-wire electric telegraph at the Speedwell Ironworks…

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Greed and Self-Dealing Led to the Fall of Albert Fall and Warren Harding

On this day in 1923 US Interior Secretary Albert Fall resigns from President Warren G. Harding’s cabinet in response to public outrage over the Teapot…

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Bhutto and Women in Government

On this day in 2007, Benazir Bhutto, a Pakistani politician who served as Prime Minister from 1988 to 1990 and again from 1993 to 1996,…

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