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Ben Franklin's bifocals Thursday, June 26, 2008

[1870 - Atlantic City Boardwalk opens]

Nobel & Pulitzer Prize-winning Novelist Pearl S. Buck
[1892 - Pearl Buck, Nobel & Pulitzer Prize-winning author, born in Hillsboro, West Virginia]

Blues Musician Big Bill Broonzy
[1893 - Big Bill Broonzy, blues singer, guitarist, born in Scott County, Mississippi]

Actor Peter Lorre
[1904 - Peter Lorre (Laszlo Lowenstein), actor, born in Rozsahegy, Hungary]

Le-Mans Grand Prix - 1906 - pit stop
[1906 - French Grand Prix, first such race anywhere, staged at Le Mans]

Babe (Mildred) Didrikson Zaharias Athlete Mildred Didrikson Zaharias
[1914 - Babe (Mildred) Didrikson Zaharias, Olympic HoF athlete, golf pro, born in Port Arthur, Texas]

Belleau Wood - Marines with machinegun
[1918 - US Marine brigade captures Belleau Wood]

Egypt signing United Nations Charter
[1945 - Fifty nations come to San Francisco for signing of United Nations Charter]

USA signing United Nations Charter

Right to Vote

You are Right to Vote.
Not because it is Duty.
It's a Covenant.

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One that must be regularly refreshed.

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