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Turkey and other countries still refuse to acknowledge a genocide occurred in Armenia in 1915. Learn about what is widely considered the first genocide of the 20th century.
Terrorist Attacks in the U.S. or Against Americans
On April 19, 1995, a car bomb exploded outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Okla., killing 168 people, including 19 children. It was the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history up to that time. Read about other terrorist attacks on U.S. soil and against American targets.
For the Love of Vinyl
Sales of vinyl records have been on the increase for the past nine years. Record Store Day, observed on April 18, promotes vinyl. Read more about the resurgence of vinyl in the digital age.
National Poetry Month
April is National Poetry Month. Find biographies of famous poets, poetry collections, a Shakespeare primer, and more.

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