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We don’t know yet what the televising of the conventions will do to American politics, to elections, to the convention system itself. Some of us fear what one good demagogue with a fine voice and a rousing profile might do to the tyranny of popular government….

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The most striking novelty of the American landscape today, to anyone who knows it pretty well, is a little box about as big as a prairie schoolhouse.

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ON THIS DAY: January 10, 2017

January 10th is

Oysters Rockefeller Day * ….    Save the Eagles Day

Bittersweet Chocolate

Cut Your Energy Costs 

Peculiar People Day

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Alistair Cooke

​A professional is someone who can do his best when he doesn’t feel like it. – Alistair Cooke

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Being Profession-al

At the time of this writing, 2016 is coming to a close. The new year is already beckoning with aspirations of second chances and making changes. 426 more words

The Actor's Toolkit

ON THIS DAY: November 20, 2016

November 20th is

African Industrialization Day *

Universal Children’s Day *

Do Dah Parade Day *

National Absurdity Day

Peanut Butter Fudge Day

Transgender Day of Remembrance * 895 more words

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November 20 in history

284 – Diocletian was chosen as Roman Emperor.

762 – During An Shi Rebellion, Tang Dynasty, with the help of Huihe tribe, recaptured Luoyang from the rebels. 791 more words

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