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Ben Franklin's bifocals Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Statesman Alexis de Tocqueville
[1805 - Alexis de Tocqueville, statesman & writer (Democracy in America) born in Paris]

[1858 - United States and Japan sign a commerce treaty]

Pulitzer Prize-winning Author Booth Tarkington
[1869 - Booth Tarkington, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, born in Indianapolis, Indiana]

Actress Theda Bara
[1885 - Theda Bara (Theodosia Burr Goodman), actress, born in Cincinnati, Ohio]

Sigmund Romberg
[1887 - Sigmund Romberg, operetta composer, born in Nagykanizsa (Szeged), Hungary]

Actress & It Girl Clara Bow
[1905 - Clara (Gordon) Bow, actress, born in Brooklyn]

Melvin Belli
[1907 - Melvin Belli, attorney, born in Sonora, California]

Journalist & Anchor Peter Jennings
[1938 - Peter Jennings, journalist, born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada]

NASA logo
[1958 - NASA established]

Riding the Airwaves

As you travel across this great land of ours you can tell where you are by the character of the radio stations that come up on your dial. In Minnesota, North Dakota, and Montana you will listen to "The Moose" or "The Mountain." If you make it to California, you will find yourself in "The Zone."

a loose moose three zebras who are in the zone

William's Whimsical Words:

It's all good.

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