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In 1870, the Cincinnati Enquirer or, rather, an anonymous columnist writing for the Cincinnati Enquirer, called Mark Twain a liar.
Rumor had it that he was the illegitimate son of the Prussian crown prince. Oh, and he challenged Karl Marx to a duel.
The “Roaring Twenties” arrived in Cincinnati bathed in cautious optimism.
A word to the wise: Don’t try any of these hangover “cures” at home.
One hundred years ago, Cincinnati was hardly in the mood for giving thanks. This is what Thanksgiving 1919 looked like in the Queen City.
At the height of the Vietnam War, two pacifists announced they would napalm a puppy at the University of Cincinnati—and the city believed them.
Vio Sayers was a pseudonym. Her real name was Ida LaMountain, and she was the only daughter of a famous balloonist, or aeronaut, as they were then known.