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Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage | She Inspires

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Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage is a trailblazer of philanthropy.

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Sojourner Truth | She Inspires

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Learn about an abolitionist and a feminist during the 19th century.

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Susan B. Anthony | She Inspires

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Learn about a women’s rights leader who helped lead the way for women's right to vote.

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Katharine Burr Blodgett | She Inspires

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Learn about the renowned physicist and chemist who invented "invisible glass."

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Grandma Moses | She Inspires

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Learn about American folk artist, Grandma Moses.

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Knox Was Here

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In the winter of 1775-1776, Henry Knox and his men dragged 59 cannon from Fort Ticonderoga to Boston. George Washington used the cannon to drive out the British. The Knox Cannon Trail was established to mark the route of the journey. With a little help, you can follow it today.

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Thank A Veteran

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Those freedoms we talk about on this blog? Our veterans paid for them in blood. Next time you see a veteran, you should say, “Thanks.”

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"One Does What One Can"

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If you have your own theatre, you can create your own show about the current political scene. That’s just what Michael Burns did and you can see his creation this evening.

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Three Years That Changed The World

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A new one-man show on politics looks at “lazy hatred”, “cowardly smug cynics”, and “will probably offend everyone.” And that’s how they advertise it.

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"The Art of the Possible"

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If you want to fix government, first you have to know how it works.

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Learn the story of how Theodore Roosevelt became our nation’s 26th president.