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The Last of the Virginia Dynasty

On April 29th, 1758, future fifth president James Monroe is born to the planter class in Westmoreland County, Virginia, the last POTUS of the “Virginia…

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Zebulon Pike: Hapless or Heroic?

On this day in 1813, renowned explorer, cartographer and soldier Zebulon Pike is killed in the Battle of York (Toronto), the British capital of Upper…

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Jonas Salk, Public Health Hero

On April 26th, 1954, the first round of Dr. Jonas Salk’s polio vaccine field trials, involving 1.8 million children, begin at the Franklin Sherman Elementary…

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Respecting Mother Earth . . . .

On April 22nd, 1970, the first Earth Day is celebrated in the United States and points around the globe. Now an annual event observed every…

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The Truest Founding Father

On April 17th, 1790, Benjamin Franklin, American printer, publisher, author, inventor, scientist, and diplomat, passes away from Pleurisy in his beloved Philadelphia. One of the…

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The Sunday Driver, S2, E3: Fear and Loathing in the Heart of Atlanta

A Happy Easter Sunday, Monday or Passover to all, as the case may be. It has been sometime since we had the privilege of joyriding…

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