July 7th: Reagan Appoints Sandra Day O'Connor
Reflections of History - July 7, 2022 - 04:48
On July 7, 1981, Ronald Reagan appoints Sandra Day O’Connor to the Supreme Court.
July 6th: William Faulker Dies
July 6, 2022 - 05:56
On July 6, 1962, in Bayhalia Mississippi, William Faulkner dies.
July 8th: Roswell Reports Go Public
July 8, 2022 - 05:07
On July 8th, 1947, the Roswell, New Mexico, “flying saucer” report goes public.
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C13Originals and Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author Jon Meacham, co-creators of the Webby Award-winning Best Podcast Series It Was Said and the acclaimed podcast Hope,Through History, join together again on a daily series that guides listeners through critical moments in our history. Every Monday through Friday, Meacham travels back to impactful events that occurred on that date in history—the birth of a visionary filmmaker, the debut of an iconic athlete, the discovery of a lifesaving cure, a triumphant legal victory. You’ll learn how that event shaped politics, art, culture, sports and science, and why it’s still relevant today.