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Mark Pennell sits at the helm of his time machine.Mark's Almanac is a 90-second time travel that highlights the world's history from the very serious to the sometimes sublime.

Mark's Almanac for October 4, 2021

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THOMAS WOLF
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WIKIPEDIA

It was on this date in 1927 that Gutzon Borglum began constructing the Presidential faces on Mt. Rushmore in South Dakota. And it was on this date in 1988 that televangelist Jim Bakker was indicted on eight counts of mail fraud, fifteen counts of wire fraud, and one count of conspiracy.