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ANZAC DAY – A VERY HARD BISCUIT

GUY COWARD

When I first contemplated writing something about ANZAC Day, I prepared myself to become very angry with the direction ANZAC Day was headed. Nationalism and patriotism seem to have replaced a day for sombre reflection. 761 more words

Progressivism

This Week In History: Elvis Gets Hitched, Bruce Jumps a Wall, Blondie Hits #1, Jimi's Guitar Auctions and Mariah Lights the ESB

“Brooklyn’s Own” Joe Causi has been around a few blocks, quite a few times — so when he’s got some music history for you, you’d better take heed. 370 more words

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This Week in History - A Teenager's Protest

Stand up for what you believe in, and others will thank you.

Barbara Johns was a 16-year-old high school junior. Unlike so many teenagers who just want the bell to ring so they could leave, play games, hang out with their friends, and put off their homework to the last minutes, Barbara wanted to learn. 397 more words

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This Week in History: 4/17/16

Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk ‘This Week in History’ including the establishment of the Library of Congress in 1800, the story of Chicago’s Crosby Opera House, The Beatles meet The Rolling Stones, Chicago television legend Frazier Thomas died in 1985, the Bulls win a record 72 games in 1996. 19 more words

Dave Plier

THIS WEEK IN HISTORY: April 11th to April 15th

THIS WEEK IN HISTORY: April 11th to April 15th

Friday – April 15, 2016 – Today in History:

1813 – U.S. troops under James Wilkinson attacked the Spanish-held city of Mobile that would be in the future state of Alabama. 1,585 more words

THIS WEEK IN HISTORY: April 11th to April 15th

THIS WEEK IN HISTORY: April 11th to April 15th

Friday – April 15, 2016 – Today in History:

1813 – U.S. troops under James Wilkinson attacked the Spanish-held city of Mobile that would be in the future state of Alabama. 1,585 more words

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This Week in History - Overshadowed

Ever felt like you’ve done something significant, but no one seemed to notice? You should get to know Harriet Quimby.

Harriet was a remarkable woman—especially when you consider the time in which she lived. 410 more words

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