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December 17, 1977

On December 17, 1977, Russian journalist Iona Anfronov visited Vulcan, West Virginia. He was invited by Mayor John Robinette, because the town asked the Soviet Union to help them build a bridge. The small coal mining community had only one way into town, a dangerous, ramshackled bridge that was falling apart. It could not be … Continue reading

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December 16, 1773

On December 16, 1773, American protesters dressed as Indians and threw tea shipments into the Boston Harbor in protest against the British Tea Act. Native Americans critiqued the protest and said they wouldn’t have worn feathers and bright clothing. Instead they’d have worn darker colors and dressed as Pilgrims to blend in. Also, they admitted … Continue reading

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