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Feb 2018
2018 February Newsletter
"Men of Bronze" - Black soldiers in World War I, and "The Great Migration" - between World War I and the Civil Rights movement, millions of blacks relocated from the deep south to the industrial north.
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Jan 2018
2018 January Newsletter
Ben Franklin: Man of Firsts -- the story of America's original Renaissance man, Philadelphia publisher, philosopher, politician, scientist, and inventor Benjamin Franklin. Also, a look back at the first weather satellite, TIROS-1 and how it was, in part, inspired by Arthur C. Clarke, the sci-fi author best known for "2001: A Space Odyssey."
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Dec 2017
2017 December Newsletter
Bill Nye the Science Guy explains why it gets colder in winter, and find out how reindeer hooves have adapted to help them survive freezing climates.
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Nov 2017
November 2017 Newsletter
Tearing Down the Wall: Ronald Reagan gives a memorable speech at the Berlin Wall during the waning days of the Cold War. Also, a Native American Thanksgiving. Also: Anders Celsius creates a scale for measuring temperature where water freezes at zero degrees.
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Oct 2017
2017 October Newsletter
The Battle of Yorktown: George Washington's defeat of Cornwallis is the decisive victory of the American Revolutionary War. Also, the Birth of Modern China - in 1949, the Communists come to power.
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Sep 2017
2017 Sept Newsletter

Spring Into Autumn: Why are there opposite seasons in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres? Also: remembering William McKinley and the Civil War Battle of Antietam.

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