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Jun 16, 2022 7 tweets 2 min read
Carole Lombard

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Jun 15, 2022 5 tweets 3 min read
Apollo 11 flight plan

July 1, 1969

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John Glenn

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Jun 14, 2022 10 tweets 6 min read
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look.substack.com/p/eight-things… 1/ from our first story in last week's newsletter:

"Construction of the Issoudun Aerodrome in rural France began in July 1917, and although the air base was still under construction, the first American flight students and instructors arrived for flight training in November. Image
May 9, 2022 28 tweets 11 min read
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look.substack.com/p/eight-things… 1/ an excerpt from our lead story in last week's newsletter, on the leaked #RoeVWade decision:

"The most discouraging aspect of the leaked Roe draft opinion is its intention to vest in state legislatures final authority on abortion rights,
Feb 5, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
on the eve of the world losing its mind again

#WWII Image D-Day in Times Square

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Feb 5, 2022 9 tweets 3 min read
1932 Image Alvin Sharpe, North Carolina
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Nov 22, 2021 10 tweets 3 min read
1/ In the Nov 24, 1967 issue of Life Magazine, Texas Governor John Connally wrote an article entitled "Why Kennedy Went To Texas."
The piece included bystander photos. 2/
Nov 22, 2021 11 tweets 6 min read
The "Summer of Love," 1967. The Jefferson Airplane performs in Marin County, Cal.
We look at life in 1967 in the next issue of our magazine style newsletter, "Eight Things To Know."
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look.substack.com/subscribe 1967: Albert DeSalvo is convicted of rape. He claims to be the Boston Strangler responsible for killing 13 young women but some doubt him. DNA evidence gathered yrs later proves him correct. DeSalvo will be killed by a fellow inmate in '73.
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Aug 27, 2021 23 tweets 5 min read
Lots of comparisons to Saigon this morning.
Here are some data points regarding the two-day evacuation there, on April 29-30, 1975, extracted from a CIA report. North Vietnamese began their main attack on Saigon on April 27, hitting Saigon for the first time since 1973.
South Vietnam's president's call for a cease-fire/peace talks were rejected. South Vietnamese military leadership left their commands. Many committed suicide.
Aug 26, 2021 9 tweets 3 min read
Wilbur Wright's home in Dayton.
1900 Wilbur Wright working in the bicycle shop.

Aug 26, 2021 4 tweets 2 min read
This is Pogue's department store in downtown Cincinnati, in 1916.

The store was started in 1863 by the Pogue brothers and was a fixture of Cincinnati life for more than 100 years.

Vaudeville star Trixie Friganza once sold handkerchiefs there for $4.50/week.

next newsletter Vaudeville star Trixie Friganza's big hit song was "No Wedding Bells For Me."
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Aug 26, 2021 5 tweets 2 min read
'don't put hot food in your refrigerator'
Office for Emergency Management
Feb 1942 a well-stocked refrigerator
Aug 25, 2021 4 tweets 2 min read
making tortillas in San Antonio

March 1939 ImageImage lunch at a Muskogee, Okla. restaurant. For fifteen cents, diners got some meat, sliced tomatoes, beans, corn on the cob, potatoes, dumplings, corn bread and butter, tea and coffee, various jellies and preserves and onions. All you wanted of everything except the meat.
July 1939 Image
Aug 24, 2021 8 tweets 4 min read
This is Adolph Zukor, one of the 3 founders of Paramount Pictures. Zukor established the major studio practice of requiring movie theatres to show large blocks of films, including bad ones, in order to obtain the right to show the good ones. This system was called blind booking. Image When senators got their feelings hurt over their portrayal in Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, they passed legislation aimed at eliminating the blind booking arrangement in retaliation against Hollywood. Image
Aug 24, 2021 15 tweets 6 min read
An excerpt from our newsletter:

"William Randolph Hearst gets his start.

No successful son likes to hear that their achievements were made possible by acts of their father. Image " The inflated ego that comes from massive wealth and power makes such a self-acknowledgment difficult for even the best of men. Image
Aug 5, 2021 6 tweets 4 min read
#Navalny's team has published an extensive Facebook post on his behalf in which they explain the methods they are using to reorganize and continue their work following Russia's labeling them an extremist organization. The labeling caused them to shut down but they have regrouped They key point is they have moved their operation, including their financial operation for processing political donations, out of the Russian banking system and have created 'cyber-anonymity' for donors. They pledge confidentiality to all supporters, which is needed to avoid jail
Aug 4, 2021 9 tweets 4 min read
Ford's Theatre, 1850s. This is the Brooks Brothers coat that Lincoln wore for his second inauguration on March 4, 1865.

Lincoln was wearing the coat on the night he was shot at Ford's Theatre.

Tailors at Brooks Brothers embossed the silk lining. Look closely. It says "One Nation; One Destiny."
Aug 4, 2021 5 tweets 2 min read
southern California, as seen from Mt. Lowe, in the San Gabriel Mountains

1907 Redondo Beach

[our families shoulda bought then
Aug 1, 2021 12 tweets 4 min read
PHOTO CAPTION: Vernon Evans/family of Lemmon, SD, near Missoula, Montana. Leaving the grasshopper-ridden/drought-stricken area for a new start in Oregon/Washington. Expects to arrive at Yakima in time for hop picking. Makes about 200 miles a day in Model T Ford. Live in tent
7/36 Image Here is a closeup of Vernon.
I like his attitude.
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Dec 31, 2020 40 tweets 16 min read
"We have reached the end of this old story.

The final chapter is always the same."look.substack.com/p/some-thought… 1. You had been told one thing, over and over, for many years; and your practiced recitation of that thing — part myth, part ideology — had propelled your career forward.

‘He was strong and tireless; a genius.’
Dec 28, 2020 91 tweets 37 min read
#Bihac, #Bosnia migrant camp
#Baseball,Ty Cobb and chemical weapons
Jackie #Kennedy and the horse from Pakistan
#Belarus waits for Biden
#NewYear’s resolution: support your local birds
A Cold Warrior’s advice on dealing with #Russia look.substack.com/p/eight-things… 1. If you look at Banksy’s art with the same set of eyes that you would use on a Monet garden scene or an Edward Hopper painting, you won’t get it. ImageImage