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    Early 20th-Century New York City

    David Von Drehle and Daniel Okrent talked about historical events in New York City. Mr. Von Drehle is the author of Triangle: The Fire That Changed America, published by Atlantic Monthly Press.…

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    The 37th Congress and the New America

    In 1862 as the Civil War was being fought, the 37th U.S. Congress met under an unfinished Capitol Dome with its Confederate members absent. The lack of opposition proved productive as…

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    Triangle: The Fire That Changed America

    Mr. Von Drehle was interviewed about his book, Triangle: The Fire That Changed America, published by Atlantic Monthly Press. He described the Triangle Shirtwaist fire in 1911 in New York’s…

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