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April 21 in freethought history…

April 21, 1910 - American writer, lecturer and raconteur Samuel Clemens (a.k.a Mark Twain) dies in Redding, Connecticut, aged 74. Widely considered one of the greatest American novelists, his works include Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. Twain was outspoken on a … Continue reading

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January 10 in freethought history…

January 10, 1955 – The play Inherit the Wind, written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee, and inspired by the Scopes Monkey Trial, opens at Broadway’s National Theatre. It has been adapted for film numerous times, and continues to be performed … Continue reading

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