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“What hath God wrought.”

By Dead Presidents Daily “Samuel Morse (left) sent his famed telegraph message from Washington to Baltimore on May 24, 1844, and it’s often mentioned as if it were the very first message ever relayed by telegraph, but it isn’t so. … Continue reading

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Edgar Allan Poe – The Raven (1845)

Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven,” interpreted by Christopher Walken, illustrations by Gustave Dore. “The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe, The Raven and Other Poems, 1845 Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and … Continue reading

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