delanceyplace archive

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Daily Excerpt Subject

one of america's greatest business leaders - john mackay -- 10/21/19

donald trump and the plaza hotel -- 10/18/19

the pig-man hunts of new haven -- 10/17/19

the rarest butterfly versus the most destructive hurricane -- 10/16/19

the two cuban revolutions that happened before fidel castro -- 10/15/19

the new york giants vs. notre dame -- 10/11/19

the strange comedy of andy kaufman -- 10/10/19

george washington, mosquitos, and the american revolution -- 10/9/19

the greatest negotiator in history -- 10/8/19

a stampede of immigrants to america -- 10/07/19

kennedy, cole, and the cotillion ball -- 10/4/19

the new york times didn't believe rockets could be used to explore space -- 10/3/19

proving the wisdom of crowds -- 10/2/19

how moscow came to power -- 10/01/19

where to locate america's new capital? -- 9/30/19

whatever happened to flying cars? -- 9/27/19

the story behind the ugly duckling -- 9/26/19

why did we evolve to become bipeds? -- 9/25/19

elaborate food displays made of sugar -- 9/24/19

california's worst moment was a flood, not an earthquake -- 9/23/19

the fashion revolution of christian dior -- 9/20/19

making mistakes is normal -- 9/19/19

a janitor named leeuwenhoek changes the world -- 9/18/19

the order that led to the american revolution -- 9/17/19

japan was going to take over the world -- 9/16/19

atlantic city -- america's first boardwalk -- 9/13/19

writers -- 9/12/19

the most famous statistical chart in history -- 9/11/19

the first windmills -- 9/10/19

the economists' hour, a powerful new economic history -- 9/9/19

museums made america a vibrant center of intellectual activity-- 9/06/19

america recruits immigrants -- 9/05/19

the discovery of the drug lsd -- 9/4/19

the devastation of ireland -- 9/03/19

"a different sort of book" -- 8/30/19

the farmer versus the elite -- 8/29/19

the first planetarium -- 8/28/19

china's incredible 19th century -- 8/27/19

the tumultuous 1980s -- 8/26/19

hotels hired guards to protect their sugar supplies -- 8/23/19

caviar was a free bar snack -- 8/22/19

the revolutionary work of tycho brahe -- 8/21/19

the immigration crisis of the 1700s -- 8/20/19

california and the amazon queen califia -- 8/19/19

legendary guitarists les paul and mary ford -- 8/16/19