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The Year Was 1928: Still Standing—for a Limited Time Only

The year was 1928. Mickey and Minnie Mouse first appeared on film. Governor Al Smith of New York became the first Catholic nominated by a major political party for president (he would lose to Herbert Hoover, a Quaker). The first … Continue reading

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