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Today in History with a Twist: December 10, 2013

Nobel Winners!      1906 - Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first American to win a Nobel Prize when he wins the Nobel Peace Prize for negotiating the peace treaty ending the Russo-Japanese... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: November 27, 2013

Public Enemy #1 Gunned Down!      1934 - FBI Agents gunned down bank robber Baby Face Nelson in shoot-out with the FBI in Barrington, Illinois.  The Chicago born gangster was a notorious... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: November 25, 2013

Nature Strikes! 1926 - The deadliest November tornado outbreak (The Great Tri-State Tornado of Wednesday, March 18, 1925, is the deadliest tornado outbreak all time in the U.S.) in U.S.... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: November 20, 2013

Crisis Averted!      1962 - The Cuban missile crisis comes to an end as the Soviet Union agrees to remove its nuclear capable missiles from Cuba in exchange for the United States removing... More 
Profiles the intertwined histories of these three countries and the geographic, economic, and social factors that have come to define each. More 
Text examines the long, intertwined histories of these two nations, as well as their individual struggles for prosperity and peace, with each other and the rest of the world. More 
Surveys the organization, culture, and history of each of these gulf states and their efforts to balance their ties with the Arab and international communities. More 
Provides a comprehensive and objective overview of the people, events, and documents that are key to understanding the complex relationships of the countries and cultures of the Middle East. More 
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Today in History with a Twist: October 29, 2013

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, founder and first President of the Republic of Turkey.  Empire No Longer!  1923 - After a series of wars that began in the late 1800's culminating with its defeat in World... More 
Provides background information on Morocco; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities. More 

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