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Good News in History, July 23

    35 years ago on this day, the International Whaling Commission decided to end commercial whaling following more than a decade of public pressure. Some countries who were previously major whaling forces, like the United States, became strong proponents of the anti-whaling convention. More than 25 countries joined together

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Good News in History, July 23

    35 years ago on this day, the International Whaling Commission decided to end commercial whaling following more than a decade of public pressure. Some countries who were previously major whaling forces, like the United States, became strong proponents of the anti-whaling convention. More than 25 countries joined together

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Good News in History, July 22

  Happy 85th Birthday to Tom Robbins, the American author whose novels, such as Jitterbug Perfume and Still Life With Woodpecker, are much beloved. His wildly poetic stories have a strong social and philosophical undercurrent, an irreverent bent, and scenes extrapolated from careful researching of bizarre facts. In 2000, Robbins was named

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Good News in History, July 16

51 years ago today, Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker and Eric Clapton formed the rock band Cream. In their two years as a group, they recorded four LPs and classic songs like ‘Sunshine of Your Love,’ ‘Strange Brew,’  ‘Crossroads,’ and ‘White Room.’ WATCH their farewell performance of ‘Sunshine’… (1966) Regarded as

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