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Trial of Henry Ward Beecher II


Lead: Part of a famous family of educators, clergymen and activists, Henry Ward Beecher was charged with adultery in 1875. Tag: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: Henry Ward Beecher was perhaps the most famous American clergyman of his generation. After pastorates in the Midwest, he served as

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Trial of Henry Ward Beecher I


Lead: Religion was important in nineteenth-century America. Its influence was in no way better demonstrated than in the prominence of the Beecher family. Tag: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: Religion has played a vital role in the shaping of the American experience. While the Founders created a

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Gambling Comes to Nevada


Lead: Mired in the Great Depression, to create jobs the state of Nevada legalized gambling. Tag: "A Moment In Time" with Dan Roberts.  Content: Nevada was the last area of the continental United States to be explored by Europeans. In the early 1800s British and American fur traders crossed the

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