Tag: Declaration of Independence

History, Holidays & Observances on January 20: Martin Luther King Day

Holiday & Observances: Martin Luther King Jr. Day Major Events: Montfort’s Parliament & Representative Democracy Notable Events: Pope St. Fabian, Charles I tried for treason, tyranny, Hong Kong Island, motion pictures, Wannsee Conference, Harry Truman’s foreign aid, Angus Deaton, Sudan, Sharia Law, Born: Richard Henry Lee, Clarice Cliff Died: David

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American Conservatory Theater’s “1776 — The Musical”: a review (and a history lesson)

Last night, we went to see the American Conservative Conservatory Theater’s production of 1776 — The Musical.  It was a lovely production, with almost uniformly strong performances.  1776 hit Broadway in 1969, at the height of the Vietnam war and one year into Nixon’s first term.  Although ostensibly meant to

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