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October 22, 2021 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Happy Friday. On Oct. 22, 1962, President John F. Kennedy announced an air and naval blockade of Cuba, following the discovery of Soviet missile bases on the island.  Go to article » 5 expert tips to stress […]

October 21, 2021 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: On Oct. 21, 1879, Thomas Edison invented a workable electric light at his laboratory in Menlo Park, N.J.  Go to article » 1967: Vietnam war protestors storm the Pentagon Alfred Nobel, established Nobel Prize, b.1833. Dizzie Gillespie, […]

October 20, 2021 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Hunter’s Full Moon of 2021 is tonight. On Oct. 20, 1973, in the so-called Saturday Night Massacre, President Nixon abolished the office of special Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox, accepted the resignation of Attorney General Elliot L. Richardson […]

October 19, 2021 Newsletter

  Dear Friends,   Tangents: Kanye West’s new name is Ye.   Saudi Arabia is about to out-Disney the Magic Kingdom with this theme park that sits atop a gigantic oil rig. (h/t Mike Smedley)   On Oct. 19, 1987, the stock market […]

October 18th, 2021 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Happy Monday. 1972 Congress passed the Clean Water Act, overriding President Richard M. Nixon’s veto.  Go to article » Tony Bennett has set a new Guinness World Record for being the oldest person to release an album […]