Reflections of History

April 29th: Aretha Franklin Releases Respect

April 29th: Aretha Franklin Releases Respect

Reflections of History - April 29, 2022 - 05:48

On April 29, 1967, Aretha Franklin released “Respect.”

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On April 28, 1926, in Monroeville, Alabama, the writer Harper Lee was born.

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C13Originals and Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author Jon Meacham, co-creators of the 2021 Webby Award-winning Best Podcast Series It Was Said and the acclaimed podcast Hope, Through History, join together again for a brand-new series that will guide 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.