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    This Day in History 11/28/20

    This Day in History 11/28/20

    Hello, and welcome to This Day in History. Here’s what happened on November 28th. To country music fans, it’s sacred ground--the Grand Ole Opry began broadcasting live from Nashville, Tennessee, on this day in 1925. Originally called Barn Dance, the Saturday-night show featured folk music, fiddling and the relatively new genre of country-western music.

    • 1 min
    This Day in History 11/27/20

    This Day in History 11/27/20

    Hello, and welcome to This Day in History. Here’s what happened on November 27th. It’s that time of year when it’s easy for anyone to put on a few extra pounds--even, apparently, the president. On this day in 1911, then-White House housekeeper Elizabeth Jaffrey wrote in her diary about a conversation she’d had with President William Howard Taft and his wife about the president’s ever-expanding waistline.

    • 2 min
    This Day in History 11/26/20

    This Day in History 11/26/20

    Happy Thanksgiving, and welcome to This Day in History. Here’s what happened on November 26th. “Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.” That iconic line is from one of the most beloved films in Hollywood history, Casablanca, which premiered in New York City on this day in 1942.

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    This Day in History 11/25/20

    This Day in History 11/25/20

    Hello, and welcome to This Day in History. Here’s what happened on November 25th. London’s famed The Mousetrap is one of the many live events forced to close by the pandemic. But it’s still the longest-running play in history, and it all started on this day in 1952, when the murder-mystery written by novelist and playwright Agatha Christie opened at the Ambassadors Theatre in London.

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    This Day in History 11/24/20

    This Day in History 11/24/20

    Hello, and welcome to This Day in History. Here’s what happened on November 24th. It was one of the most groundbreaking scientific works in history: On this day in 1859, “On the Origin of Species” by British naturalist Charles Darwin, was published. In it, Darwin argued that organisms gradually evolve through a process he called “natural selection.

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    This Day in History 11/23/20

    This Day in History 11/23/20

    Hello, and welcome to This Day in History. Here’s what happened on November 23rd. It’s no secret that Americans like beer. In fact, we drink more than 6 billion gallons of beer each year. But during Prohibition, beer was outlawed.

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After listening to several episodes and the ads in between I can tell this podcast is slanted politically in a certain direction. I would expect this to not be the case as history should be told in factual, unbiased terms

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