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The Revolution Can Be Televised

On the Fourth of July each year, Americans mark a solemn observation of the time when our ancestors overthrew the crushing yoke of foreign imperialism in the traditional American way: with an excess of beer, explosives, and meat cooked over an open fire. In the mid-18th century,... More

Juneteenth

Juneteenth is an annual commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States. The name is a portmanteau[1] of June Nineteenth, in reference to June 19, 1865 when General Order No. 3 was issued by Union General Gordon Granger in Galveston, Texas, declaring all slaves then in t... More

Around the World (and then Some)

May 5 is celebrated around the world[1] as the birthday of Nellie Bly (née Elizabeth Jane Cochran; May 5, 1864 – Jan. 27, 1922), the most famous person to come from Pennsylvania since the colony was founded by William Penn in 1681.[2] Nellie, then still Elizabeth, first came t... More

The Ides of March

March 15 (the 75th day of the Roman calendar), famously marked as the “Ides of March” (a.k.a, the middle of March), was once best known as the date by which you had to settle your debts from the prior year (marking, as it did, the first full moon of the Roman new year). In 44... More

EIDR’s Got You Covered: 2021 Golden Globe Awards Nominations

EIDR would like to congratulate the 65 different programs that shared the 125 nominations across 25 different categories in the 2021 Golden Globe Awards, presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The 78th annual Golden Globes Awards ceremony will take place on Feb. 28... More

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