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Walt Dropo: UConn Legend, Red Sox Star

Walt Dropo graduated from the University of Connecticut as the greatest three-sport athlete in the college’s history. Between his sophomore and junior year, he played on July 12, 1943, at Fenway Park with Ted Williams and Dom DiMaggio. Babe Ruth ...

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Flashback Photo: Stonington, Conn., 1940

Jack Delano took this haunting photo of Stonington, Conn., in 1940 for the Farm Security Administration, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal programs. The photo caption reads, 'A square with old houses in an old fishing village.' Stonington, which ...

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Mark Twain Predicts the New Deal

One can only imagine the reception Mark Twain got for his comments at the Monday Evening Club in Hartford on March 22, 1886. Twain praised the Knights of Labor as a new aristocracy in the paper he read to the ...

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