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Flu Epidemic of 1918 II


Lead: Contracted from pigs, in 1918 influenza began to spread through U.S. troops called up for service in World War I. Soon the disease had become an epidemic that spread through a world population already weakened by four years of war. Tag: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content:

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Flu Epidemic of 1918 I


Lead: A case of the flu is considered by most people a minor irritant, the subject of humor, the excuse to take off a day or two from work, one of those occasional hardships of life that must be endured. In the winter of 1918, however, the flu was no

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History of Zaire II


Lead: Chaos greeted the establishment of the new Congo Republic in the early 1960s. How the nation would emerge depended on the struggle between the followers of Joseph Kasavubu and Patrice Lumumba. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: Premier Patrice Lumumba was an African nationalist and throughout

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