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We Didn't Start the Fire Series

May 19, 2017

This 10-part series I put out while on maternity leave from April-May 2017 features snapshots of history, as told through the lyrics to Billy Joel's "We Didn't Start the Fire," beginning with an introduction to the song, itself.

We Didn't Start the Fire | Introduction (WDSTF Series, TSB051)

1949-1950: Harry Truman...