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McCarthyism Dies with Barely a Breath

On this day in 1954, Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R-WI) is firmly rebuffed and eventually finished by courtly U.S. Army general counsel Joseph Welch on national…

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USS Liberty and the Six Day War

On this day in 1967, the largely unarmed American Navy technical research ship, USS Liberty, is robustly attacked by Israeli Air Force jet fighter aircraft…

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Andrew Jackson: Bully, Bigamist and Killer

On this day in 1806, future President Andrew Jackson slays attorney, expert marksman, gentleman of Nashville and famous duelist Charles Dickinson in a duel over…

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Words Matter – Homegrown Terror

On this day in 1995, a domestic terrorist truck bombing on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City kills 168 people and…

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Jackie Robinson-much more than a Baseball player

On this day in 1945, Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier and the great game changed forever when Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey secured…

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Reconstruction Died with Abraham Lincoln

On this day in 1865, Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, was assassinated by well-known stage actor John Wilkes Booth while attending…

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