History Matters

This week in history and why it's relevant today with local historian Scott Washington.

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June 20, 2019: The Patent Board

The Regulators are executed, New Hampshire ratifies the Constitution, Susan B. Anthony tries to vote – and in the present day, Aaron feels sorry for patent boards.

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June 6, 2019: D-Day

Scott and Aaron reflect on D-Day and the importance of World War II. Also, the Bill of Rights is introduced…and the shopping cart is invented.

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May 9, 2019: The More Things Change

The ACC is created, the 27th Amendment is ratified, Roger Bannister runs the four-minute mile, and the most expensive building in North Carolina is built. (It’s Morehead Planetarium!)

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