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NightSide – Christian Appy, Author Of “American Reckoning” Discusses The Lessons We Learned From Vietnam

BOSTON (CBS) – What is the role the United States should play on the global stage? Has that role changed through the years? Christian Appy, history professor at UMass Amherst, sits down to talk about […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/19/2015

Students at the River Valley Charter School in Newburyport learn about the Underground Railroad. (WBZ-TV)

Eye On Education: Newburyport School Teaches Black History Month Online

Students at the River Valley Charter School in Newburyport are traveling back in time to the 1800’s to learn about the Underground Railroad using a game developed by a local developer.

02/16/2015

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Brookline Parents Outraged By Controversial History Textbook

Some parents of fifth-graders at Brookline Public Schools are outraged over a page in their children’s US social studies textbook that suggests some slave owners living during the 17th-century America were compassionate toward their slaves.

11/13/2014

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An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. History

Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.

08/07/2014

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Bradley Jay: ‘Jay Talkers Name Their Favorite Boston Attractions.’

My name is Bradley Jay and I host the Jay Talking radio show which airs weekday mornings on WBZ NewsRadio 1030 from midnight to five. Like the Jay Talking Facebook page. Consider this: Warm weather […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/04/2014

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The History Of Social Security

Social Security has been around for 79 years.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/24/2014

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Some Social Security History

Social Security benefits are not just for folks with an AARP membership card.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/04/2014

Kevin Garnett watches as the 2008 World Championship banner is raised during the 2008 NBA World Championship ceremony before a game on October 28, 2008. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: Should The Celtics Retire Kevin Garnett’s Number?

The Celtics probably will retire Kevin Garnett’s number, but Andy Gresh and Scott Zolak wonder if he is truly worthy of the honor.

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/27/2014

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15 Of The World’s Oldest Bars (The Beer’s Fresh, Though)

Visiting local restaurants and bars is one of the best parts about traveling. Check out any of these old bars – most of which are older than America.

01/22/2014

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Volunteers & Port-A-Potties Help Prevent Government Shutdown From Haunting Salem

The partial federal government shutdown is riling witches and visitors alike in the Massachusetts city that held the notorious witch trials of 1692, where officials have lined up dozens of volunteers and some portable toilets to replace services lost when the National Park Service closed its visitor center.

10/05/2013

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