October 25, 1954

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1954 President Eisenhower conducted the first televised Cabinet meeting. Millions of students throughout the US were forced to watch as TVs were wheeled into the classroom for the first time. The novelty of a TV in the classroom wore off within 15 seconds and the incredible soul destroying boredom of watching grown men talk and argue about nothing even remotely interesting set in. Many sobbed quietly at their desks and seriously considered begging their classmates to throw them out of their classrooms’ first floor windows to their deaths. It has to be noted that one of the spelling words that was repeated from classroom to classroom that day was defenestration.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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