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Amelia Earhart, Reluctant Bride

Amelia Earhart handed an extraordinary letter to the man she was about to marry just hours before their wedding in Noank, Conn. “You must know again my reluctance to marry,” she told publisher George Putnam. “I must extract a cruel promise, ...

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The Trial of Dr. Benjamin Spock

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Dr. Benjamin Spock was a respectable  member of the Eastern Establishment until a presidential remark set him on a path that ended with his criminal conviction for opposing the Vietnam War. . He started out as a WASPy pediatrician who wrote ...

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