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5:48 am
Mon June 22, 2015

U.S. Troops Tested By Race In Secret World War II Chemical Experiments

Rollins Edwards as a young soldier in 1945 at Clark Air Base in the Philippines.
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Originally published on Mon June 22, 2015 8:07 am

As a young U.S. Army soldier during World War II, Rollins Edwards knew better than to refuse an assignment.

When officers led him and a dozen others into a wooden gas chamber and locked the door, he didn't complain. None of them did. Then, a mixture of mustard gas and a similar agent called lewisite was piped inside.

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4:59 am
Mon June 22, 2015

Is The Millennial Generation's Racial Tolerance Overstated?

Originally published on Mon June 22, 2015 6:44 am

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4:59 am
Mon June 22, 2015

Report: Oklahoma Quakes Linked To Oil And Gas Wastewater

Originally published on Mon June 22, 2015 8:07 am

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4:59 am
Mon June 22, 2015

Forgiveness, Tolerance: Sunday Themes After Deadly Church Shooting

Originally published on Mon June 22, 2015 6:16 am

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4:59 am
Mon June 22, 2015

Greek Island Vacationers Assist Migrants Coming Ashore In Rubber Boats

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