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November 19 in freethought history…

November 19, 1938 – Media mogul Ted Turner is born in Cincinnati, Ohio. Beginning with his father’s Atlanta-based billboard business (which he inherited in 1963), Turner expanded his ventures to include CNN (the world’s first 24-hour cable news channel), Turner Network Television … Continue reading

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July 31 in freethought history…

July 31, 1921 – Peter Benenson, founder of Amnesty International, is born in London. July 31, 1951 – Publisher and atheist activist E. Haldeman-Julius is found dead in his swimming pool in Girard, Kansas, one day after his 62nd birthday. Haldeman-Julius was best known … Continue reading

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