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Category: The History Segment

Dartmouth College’s Commencement Ceremony and an Islamic Warning

(Hour 3c) Rich talked to James Patrick Riley of Courage, New Hampshire for The History Segment.  James began the segment by discussing the Commencement Ceremony at Dartmouth College on September 4, 1772.  He then shared a peculiar article from the Portsmouth NH Gazette which displayed an Islamic warning.  Tune in to get the details! Click here and here for more...

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Lightning Strikes in Colonial Portsmouth and Honoring the Sabbath

(Hour 3c) Guest hosts Donna Green, of the Timberlane Regional School Board, and Annie Collyer of the School District Governance Association of New Hampshire talked to James Patrick Riley of Courage, New Hampshire for The History Segment.  James began by telling a story about a lightning strike in colonial Portsmouth.  He then discussed Benjamin Franklin’s occupancy in Portsmouth and spoke about being fined for not honoring the Sabbath.  Tune in for the details! Click here for Nathan Green’s mentioned site....

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Love of Linen, Economics and James Comey’s Testimony

(Hour 3c) Rich talked to James Patrick Riley of Courage, New Hampshire for The History Segment.  James started by sharing an anecdote from 1772.  He then told a story about a nurse on her death bed, before talking about the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey, a colonial economic story and a tale of a sixteen pound newborn.  Tune in for all the information!...

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Colonial Frugality, Fraud and More

(Hour 3c) Rich spoke to James Patrick Riley of Courage, New Hampshire for The History Segment.  He started by sharing a story about the spirit of frugality and the threat of mercantilism within the colonies.  He then read a notice from John Wentworth, Governor of New Hampshire.  Finally, he shared about a case of counterfeiting money and more.  Tune in to hear all about it!...

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