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This Week in History: March 5-11, 2018

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” George Orwell Week of March 5-11, 2018 March 5 1770 - During the “Boston Massacre,” British...

This Week in History: Feb. 26-March 4, 2018

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” George Orwell Week of Feb. 26-March 4, 2018 February 26 1732 - The first Catholic mass...

America’s Political Inheritance Courtesy FDR’s Socialist and Soviet Policy Makers

We are the political descendants of Franklin Delano Roosevelt who left us an inheritance in 1944, an economic Bill of Rights, alternatively dubbed the "Second Bill of Rights". Written with Columbia law professor Adolf...

This Week in History: Feb. 19-25, 2018

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” George Orwell Week of Feb. 19-25, 2018 February 19 1807 - Vice President Aaron Burr, arrested...

This Week in History: Feb. 12-18, 2018

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” George Orwell Week of Feb. 12-18, 2018 February 12 1793 - The first U.S. fugitive slave...

This Week in History: Feb. 5-11, 2018

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” George Orwell Week of Feb. 5-11, 2018 February 5 1778 - South Carolina becomes the first...

This Week in History: Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2018

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” George Orwell Week of Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2018 January 29 1845 - Edgar Allen Poe's narrative...

This Week in History: Jan. 22-28, 2018

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” George Orwell Week of Jan. 22-28, 2018 January 22 1673 - Postal service between New York...

This Week in History: Jan. 15-21, 2018

This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” George Orwell Week of Jan. 15-21, 2018 January 15 1870 - A donkey is first used...

Martin Luther King Jr, A Man for Our Times

Martin Luther King Jr Day is celebrated on the third Monday in January although his actual birthday is the 15th of January. He was born in 1929 but his life was cut short by...

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