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On This Day (October 26th)

On this day in 1825, the Erie Canal opens, finally connecting the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean via the Hudson River and a man-made waterway spanning 425 miles. Visionary Governor DeWitt Clinton of New York led the opening ceremonies and rode the canal boat Seneca Chief from Buffalo to New York City.

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On This Day

On this day in 1934 the “Long March,” a tactical retreat of Mao Zedong and 60,000 Communist supporters, commences. The embattled Communists had broken through Nationalist enemy lines and began an epic flight from their hopeless siege which lasted 368 days, covered 6,000 miles, and saw Mao reascend to worshipful master status among his people.

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On This Day (October 11th)

On this day in 2002, former President Jimmy Carter wins the Nobel Peace Prize “for his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to…

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Liberals Eye Far-Reaching Goal: Delegitimizing Supreme Court’s Conservative Majority — NYT > Politics

After the fight over the confirmation of Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, liberals are discussing ways to undo the conservative bloc’s power. via Liberals Eye Far-Reaching Goal:…

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Liberals Eye Far-Reaching Goal: Delegitimizing Supreme Court’s Conservative Majority — NYT > Politics

After the fight over the confirmation of Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, liberals are discussing ways to undo the conservative bloc’s power. via Liberals Eye Far-Reaching Goal:…

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On This Day (October 7th)

  On this day in 1816, the steamboat Washington, with a Henry Miller Shreve-design shallow draft ideal for western rivers, arrives at the docks in…

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