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You might be intrigued by #4.
When looking at the most influential first ladies in history, there are several great ones that come to mind: Eleanor Roosevelt, Lady Bird Johnson, and Edith Wilson are some of the more popular ones.
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A home built in the early 1800s was destroyed by a fire early Wednesday morning in Williamson County. More >>
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Not cool lawmakers! History Bill Would Emphasize Interpretations Favored by Conservatives http://www.dnj.com/article/20140123/NEWS01/301230023/?nclick_check=1
State lawmakers are weighing a bill that would mandate how Tennessee students are taught U.S. history, with an emphasis on interpretations favored by conservatives.
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Nothing like some good old Australian, anti-rabbit propaganda! http://hankeringforhistory.com/thomas-austin-and-his-rascally-rabbits/
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Haha, well played! Merry Christmas!
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These people actually believed that FDR just died... What the heck?! What is wrong with people?! Lie Witness News -- Presidents' Day Edition
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In honor of the Chinese New Year, Hankering for History has two entries that you definitely will want to check out!

The first answers the age-old question: What is the Chinese New Year?
http://hankeringforhistory.com/the-history-and-traditions-of-the-chinese-new-year/

For those that appreciate religion, you'll dig my comparison piece on the Christian and Chinese versions of the Creation story.
http://hankeringforhistory.com/the-chinese-story-of-creation-its-closer-to-christianity-than-you-thought/
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Couldn't make this historic headline up: TAFT EATS THREE MEALS NOW.; Resumes Luncheon Habit, Which He Had Abandoned -- Cabinet Is Glad. http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=F10E16FA355512738DDDAD0894DE405B898CF1D3
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Here is an interesting article from 24 years ago about @pepsi and its purchase of Soviet submarines... http://www.nytimes.com/1989/05/10/opinion/foreign-affairs-soviets-buy-american.html
Donald M. Kendall chuckles about his gibe at Brent Scowcroft. ''We're disarming the Soviet Union faster than you are,'' the head of Pepsico told President Bush's national security adviser.Pepsico
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On this day, in 2000, the last new daily “Peanuts” comic strip by Charles Schulz. I remember reading it as a teen.
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Hanker: (verb) To have a strong, often restless desire, in this case for–you guessed it–History!
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