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The Remarkable History of the Telephone
A Bizarre Story of Land Prospecting Gone Awry
The Conflict of Modern and Traditional Medicine
A Disappointment that Created a Community
Witnesses Tell Their Stories
How Wisconsin Eliminated the Death Penalty
It's not What You Might Think
Creating the Wisconsin Territory
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