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August 18th In NYC History

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1896...A family dynasty begins when Adolph Ochs purchases the faltering New York Times for $$75,000. Within four years, the struggling newspaper is in the black.

1943...The Betty Smith novel "A Tree Grows In Brooklyn" is first published. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP