Daily Archives: December 26, 2009

1959: Chemicals in Food Pose Danger

The cranberry dilemma in the first paragraph is explained in the rest of this 1959 editorial about federal regulation of chemicals in the agricultural industry. Aminotriazole is no longer used on food crops because it causes cancer.

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1944: Religious and Racial Freedom to Be Restored to Germany

This clever PR effort from General Eisenhower in 1944 let the German people know they’d be able to go to church again after the U.S. conquered them.

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1934: Gifts that Are Always Appreciated

J.A. Snyder was offering lovely leather goods for sale for Christmas in 1934, and yes, luggage actually makes a good present. Especially if it’s fun luggage. Coming back from Oregon, I saw a few people with Hawaiian-shirt-patterned luggage. It was … Continue reading

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