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Hour B, Segment 5
The TW&E History Book
Aug. 27, 1727—A Moravian community at Herrnhut, Germany, begins a round-the-clock "prayer chain." At least one person in the community prayed every minute of the day—for more than 100 years.
Aug. 26, 1920—The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing women the right to vote, is declared in effect.
Aug. 25, 1944—Paris is liberated by Allied forces after four years of Nazi occupation.
Aug. 28, 1968—Police and anti-war demonstrators clash in the streets of Chicago as the Democratic National Convention nominates Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey for president.
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