delanceyplace archive

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Daily Excerpt Subject

the founding of the republican party -- 5/16/22

john wayne -- 5/13/22

school for the very young in ancient japan - 5/12/22

landing on the moon -- 5/11/22

medieval armies -- 5/10/22

coke, sugar, and war -- 5/9/22

elton john and fame -- 5/6/22

a restaurant called xochitl -- 5/5/22

the organization man -- 5/4/22

china’s opium wars -- 5/3/22

rain and colds -- 4/20/22

torture of the mughal rulers of india -- 4/19/22

america’s militias - 4/18/22

arvo pärt’s summa -- 4/15/22

the radical character of the new deal -- 4/14/22

obesity -- 4/13/22

kleptocracies -- 4/12/22

the first american railroad -- 4/11/22

early hollywood -- 4/8/22

indecision -- 4/7/22

persistance -- 4/6/22

the most powerful banker in london -- 4/5/22

prince -- 4/1/22

billie holiday and lady sings the blues -- 3/31/22

his excellency george washington -- 4/4/22

falsifying scientific data -- 3/30/22

wedgwood porcelain -- 3/29/22

the change brought by andrew jackson -- 3/28/22

god bless america -- 3/25/22

teenage sensation aretha franklin -- 3/24/22

mass extinctions of life -- 3/23/22

nazi drugs -- 3/22/22

john adams looks down on native americans -- 3/21/22

battleship potemkin -- 3/18/22

florence nightingale -- 3/17/22

adopting new technology -- 3/16/22

eunuchs at the palace -- 3/15/22

the irish in america -- 3/14/22

to smoke or not to smoke -- 3/11/22

alexandrine tinné explores africa -- 3/10/22

will an asteroid hit earth? -- 3/9/22

potatoes and famine -- 3/8/22

the father of our constitution -- 3/07/22

becoming josephine baker -- 3/4/22

"the book that changed my life" -- 3/3/22