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Coming Soon: The four surviving copies of the Magna Carta will be under one roof October 14, 2014 – Posted in: Content, Exhibits

In many respects it is the document that laid the seeds for the western world as we know it. It is where the pursuit of liberty and the rule of law make their first appearance in print. Some highlights of the Charter: – It was the first document forced onto a King of England by a group of his subjects, the feudal barons, in an attempt to limit his powers by law and protect their…

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J.D. Salinger Files Lawsuit From Grave January 29, 2010

BOOK PATROL ALERT: SALINGER DIES, FILES LAWSUIT. Reclusive and litigious author J.D. Salinger, just hours after having been reported dead by the New York Times, appeared in ethereal form in New York Superior Court to file suit against the Times and a number of other major media outlets for the unauthorized reporting of his demise. Cornered in a men’s room stall shortly thereafter, Mr. Salinger responded by sliding a written mimeographed statement under the door…

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