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Tuesday, May 08, 2007

The Lindsay Lohan of 1907

The Library of Congress blog reports today that the news business hasn't changed all that much in 100 years.

I had been expecting some weighty discourse on, I don’t know, maybe industrialism or American’s nascent role as a world power.

Instead what I got was this: William Howard Taft, the secretary of war who would go on to win the presidency the following year, is “not so large as rumored.”
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