History

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America’s Little Insurance Problem – 1940 – The Fleece Factor And Morris H. Siegel. Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! Insurance – an integral and inescapable part of our national fabric; the thing that hounds us, protects us and promises us. The thing most abused, exploited and feared. Because we are a society pretty much based on fear, the notion of being “left unprotected” is something we’ve...

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Wrapping Up A Fundraiser – Past Daily’s 2019 Search For Supporters And Why History Is Important.

Become a Patron! After a promising start, sidelined for almost two weeks by a website server crash, the scramble to catch up has been met with mixed results. A lot of you have been supportive of Past Daily during this fundraiser; either by new contributions or renewing older ones. That...

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State Of The Earth – 1972 – United Nations Conference On The Human Environment – Past Daily Reference Rooom

Only One Earth – Episode 7 – The Role Of The Scientist And Social Responsibility – June 1972 – Radio Canada International – The United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (also known as the Stockholm Conference) was an international conference convened under United Nations auspices held in Stockholm, Sweden...

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July 11, 2001 – Controversy Over Stem Cell Research – Buying Prescription Drugs Overseas – Olympic Nail-Biting In China

July 11,2001 – Busy day on Capitol Hill, starting with new controversies over Stem Cell research. The issue of Stem Cell embryonic research grew more complicated with an announcement from Doctors at Eastern Virginia Medical School. Instead of harvesting Stem Cells from embryos left over after fertility treatments, they’ve created...

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Sheridan Downey – California Politics In The 1930s – Past Daily Reference Room

Sheridan Downey, one of the longer-running Senators from California, started his career in 1924 as a supporter for Progressive Presidential Candidate Robert S. LaFollett. But in 1932 switched parties, becoming a Democrat in support of Franklin D. Roosevelt. In 1938 Downey was elected to the United States Senate where he...