By Prohibition’s end, temperance types had found a new target: pinball. Their crusade got a boost when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor.
In 1816, French physician Rene Theophile Hyacinthe Laennec had a young woman on his exam table, and no idea what to do with her.
Sylvia Beach convinced the author to record passages of his most famous books.
Installment #53: In January 1913 there was reason to hope the First Balkan War was winding down.
The story of Bjarni Herjólfsson.
Installment #52: On January 17, 1913, Raymond Poincaré, a leading conservative politician and the premier and foreign minister of France since January 1912, was elected President of France after a com