Cockcroft: What we've learned so far
Back in my grade-school days, I was never particularly good at history.
People used to say to me, "Those who don't learn history are condemned to repeat it." (Or, at least, I think it goes something like that, but a history teacher probably told me, and I probably wasn't paying attention at the time.)
Somehow, though, knowing that Rand McNally released his first road atlas in 1924 (seriously, it's on the History Channel's Web site!) doesn't seem especially relevant to my future. ...
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