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1968: Mexico City Student Protests I


Introduction: A Moment in Time, 1968: A special series on the 40th anniversary of a year of upheaval, in a world seemingly out of control. Content: Until the middle of 1968, it seemed as though Mexico would be spared the unrest and violence that was sweeping the rest of the

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Electric Chair


Lead: Caught up in the frenzy of competition in the early days of electric power, Thomas Edison gave impetus to development of the twentieth century’s most fearsome form of judicial execution, the electric chair. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: In the 1880s, inventor Thomas Edison and

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Democrats & 1964 Convention IV


Lead: The decline of the Democratic Party in the late 20th century can be attributed in part to its decision to champion black civil rights. This offended many racist Southern whites who migrated into the Republican Party. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: The Mississippi Freedom Democratic

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