Sept. 24, 2011
The World and Everything in It

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Hour B, Segment 5

History book:

  • Congress amends the U.S. Constitution to prohibit establishment of a state church and to prohibit governmental interference with the free exercise of religion (Sept. 25, 1789).
  • UN troops recapture Seoul (Sept. 25, 1950).
    The first trans-Atlantic telephone cable went into service (Sept. 25, 1956).
  • With 300 United States Army troops standing guard, nine black children were escorted to Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., days after unruly white crowds had forced them to withdraw (Sept. 25, 1957).
  • Taliban fighters sweep into Kabul and declare an Islamist state (Sept. 27, 1996).
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Sept. 24, 2011


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