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THIS MONTH'S OLD NEWS: February & March, 2018
Einstein later wrote: "Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth."
- Family Contests Will of Alfred Nobel
Nobel mistrusted lawyers and had written the will by himself.
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- Female Composer Publishes Songs Under Her Brother's Name
She composed over 400 works, of which only ten were published.
- Airplane Crosses English Channel
"The moment is supreme, but I surprise myself by feeling no emotion."
- Goodyear Invents Treatment For Rubber
He had made so many premature claims of success that no one at first believed him.
- Adolphe Ochs Buys New York Times
He would "give the news impartially, without fear or favor, regardless of party, sect, or interests involved."
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