delanceyplace archive

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Daily Excerpt Subject

lincoln tried to recruit garibaldi -- 8/16/18

the empty universe -- 8/15/18

the mafia of sicily -- 8/14/18

the demise of the first bank and the federalist party -- 8/13/18

tipsy munchkins and a nice wicked witch -- 8/10/18

the working habits of creative people -- 8/09/18

beetles: the insect -- 8/08/18

the truth about pasta -- 8/7/18

huey, earl, and russell -- the longs of louisiana -- 8/06/18

tom cruise and risky business -- 8/03/18

the independence and partition of india -- 8/2/18

leprosy and the island of molokai -- 8/01/18

"land and liberty," the great cry of the mexican revolution -- 7/31/18

lbj's relentless work schedule -- 7/30/18

the compulsive gambling of chico marx -- 7/27/18

elephant breeding -- 7/26/18

the lowdown on snot -- 7/25/18

germany surpasses britain -- 7/24/18

texas and guns -- 7/23/18

cary grant just wanted his own home -- 7/20/18

robert e. lee turns down abe lincoln -- 7/19/18

we can't reach absolute zero -- 7/18/18

china versus india -- 7/17/18

lincoln's prescription for national healing -- 7/16/18

the terrifying flying monkeys of oz -- 7/13/18

"call me saturday ... I may be bombing an office building" -- 7/12/18

time does not flow -- 7/11/18

the shame france tried to forget -- 7/10/18

the carter-ford debates -- 7/09/18

saturday night live barely survived cancellation -- 7/06/18

the peak of american intoxication -- 7/05/18

real dogs and robot dogs -- 7/03/18

south vietnam's president ngo dinh diem -- 7/02/18

the creation of the welfare state -- 6/29/18

the most significant moment of the english reformation -- 6/28/18

human evolution continues -- 6/27/18

america buys mexico -- 6/26/18

"i worship factories" -- 6/25/18

the poet william blake and the age of aquarius -- 6/22/18

keith richards on songwriting -- 6/21/18

how to memorize pi -- 6/20/18

the life of evita perĂ³n -- 6/19/18

houston, texas, my erstwhile hometown -- 6/18/18

the art of bodys isek kingelez -- 6/15/18

sex slaves in the american west -- 6/14/18