Progressive France, Louis Brandeis Dead, Derrick Bell Dead

On this day: October 5
Christianity is disestablished in France (1793)

A six month strike by Hollywood set decorators turns into a bloody riot at the gates of Warner Brothers' studios (1945)

The Public Broadcasting Service is founded (1970)

President B. Hussein Obama gives a speech about Obamacare, using doctors as props, at the Rose Garden of the White House (2009)

President B. Hussein Obama signs "Rosa's Law" which changes references in many Federal Statutes that refer to mental retardation to refer, instead to, "intellectual disability" (2010)

b: Fritz Fischer (1912), Philip Berrigan (1923); d: Louis Brandeis (1941), Derrick A. Bell (2011)

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