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Saturday, September 26, 2015

September 26, 1888: T.S. Eliot Is Born

September 26, 1888: T.S. Eliot Is Born

"For the theme is not a distaste for life, nor is it a disillusion, a romantic pessimism of any kind. It is specifically concerned with the idea of the "Waste Land"—that the land was fruitful and now is not, that life had been rich, beautiful, assured, organized, lofty, and now is dragging itself out in a poverty-stricken and disrupted and ugly tedium, without health, and with no consolation in morality."

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September 24, 1964: The Warren Commission Delivers Its Final Report to President Lyndon Johnson

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September 25, 1962: Algeria Declares Independence From France

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September 23, 1952: Richard Nixon Makes the 'Checkers' Speech to Save His Vice-Presidential Candidacy

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