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On this day in 1919: Clyde Hoey, a member of the “Shelby Dynasty” of Democratic politicians, wins the congressional primary against Johnson D. McCall of Charlotte. Hoey carries his home county of Cleveland by the vote of 3,369 to 34. Even more remarkably, he receives every one of the 1,242 votes cast in Shelby. Hoey […]

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“Dear Mrs Kennedy, You & your family have our sorrow of the death of your husband, not only because he tried to help us as Negro but all so he was human. We feel that Oswald did not do it – it was someone larger than he. We loved your husband because he thought Negroes […]

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On this day in 1944: Former Gov. O. Max Gardner, a Democrat, enjoys himself in a letter to the president of Massachusetts’ Pepperell Mfg. Co., a Republican, on the occasion of FDR’s reelection: “I thought about you around midnight November 7th when the first glimmering results came in from Massachusetts, and I had no difficulty […]

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– The case against sweet tea. — Using hammer and chisel to reveal the USS Monitor. — Blue Ridge Parkway: magnet for suicides? — Earl Scruggs back on stage in Shelby.

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