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By State Senator Mark Schoesler
Ninth District 

Legislative Commentary: July 25, 2019


Last updated 7/25/2019 at 11:39am

Dear Friends,

I have to believe each of us can come up with at least one example of “I remember where I was when…” with the “when” being an important moment in history. I have several, and the 50th anniversary of one is tomorrow: man’s first landing on the moon.

In July 1969 the media landscape was very different. I’d guess most families had a television set – meaning one set only, receiving maybe three channels (one affiliated with each of that era’s major networks), selected by turning a dial on the front of the box. But a color TV was a luxury, so the surest place to fi...

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