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Actors' Theatre of South Carolina presents the amazing life and death of Julius Caesar, told through the eyes of General Rufio, son of a former slave and Caesar's trusted companion. Accurate costumes, weapons, and battle maps help tell this engrossing story! Saturday, March 15th 3:... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: November 22, 2013

President Kennedy Assassinated!      1963 - In Dallas, Texas, Lee Harvey Oswald, in his sniper's perch in the Texas Depository Building, fired on President John F. Kennedy's car as he... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: November 18,2013

Into the Quagmire!      1961 - President John F. Kennedy sends 18,000 military advisors to South Vietnam.  Filling the void after the French withdrawal in 1954 the United States started to... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: November 5, 2013

Vatican Bombed!      1943 - A Fascist Italian bomber dropped five bombs, four of which detonated, on the Vatican.  At the time it was believed the bombing was an accident because up until... 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 
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Today in History: October 21, 2013

     Let's Paint the City White!  1892 - Opening ceremonies for the World's Columbian Exposition are held in Chicago, though because construction was behind schedule, the exposition did not open... More 
Examines the Egyptian land and its peoples, culture, and history. More 
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Today in History with a Twist: October 15, 2013

They Didn't Want Cake! 1793 - Queen Marie-Antoinette of France is tried and convicted in a swift, pre-determined trial in the Palais de Justice, Paris, and condemned to death the following... More 

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