delanceyplace archive

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Daily Excerpt Subject

no more use for the constitution than a tomcat has for a marriage license -- 8/03/20

the charisma of charles -- 7/28/20

wild bill hickock becomes famous -- 7/27/20

nickelodeons start america’s movie craze -- 7/24/20

moses annenberg and the newspaper business -- 7/20/20

we can do better than sean connery -- 7/17/20

early romans in india and china -- 7/14/20

america puts aside civil liberties -- 7/13/20

the circus in america -- 7/10/20

roosevelt, glasses, and boxing -- 7/6/20

the spanish flu foils the germans -- 6/30/20

nixon, patton, and vietnam -- 6/29/20

the troubled background of hollywood's biggest star -- 6/26/20

one-hundred-ton fungi -- 6/24/20

society hill and rebuilding philadelphia -- 6/22/20

inkpot terms -- 6/18/20

religion and the afterlife -- 6/17/20

venerating the cat -- 6/16/20

the gunfights of wild bill hickok -- 6/15/20

"shoot not the iguana" -- 6/12/20

clash of civilizations -- 6/11/20

well-being theory -- 6/10/20

paris's incomparable pont neuf -- 6/09/20

the worst-governed city in america -- 6/08/20

francis ford coppola and samuel goldwyn -- 6/5/20

chew your food -- 6/4/20

the first proto-city -- 6/3/20

robert clive, india, and untold riches -- 6/2/20

war service, theodore sr., and theodore jr. -- 6/01/20

hollywood megastar james cagney and the system -- 5/29/20

"democracy" as a civil religion -- 5/28/20

a day in a factory circa 1905 -- 5/27/20

chiang kai-shek and mao zedong -- 5/26/20

wild bill makes his new york acting debut -- 5/22/20

transmission of electric waves -- 5/21/20

samuel clemens, failed investor -- 5/20/20

conflict between arabs and turks -- 5/19/20

american production -- 5/18/20

art is fierce -- 5/15/20

stephen girard and the yellow fever -- 5/14/20

understanding viruses -- 5/13/20

the beautiful cotswolds of england -- 5/12/20

the founding fathers were saddled with debt -- 5/11/20

the search for scarlett -- 5/8/20

indecision -- 5/7/20