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31

Everything in America Is “All Right!”

‘Abdu’l-Bahá returns to New York and shares his impressions of the American people so far. FULL STORY >>

Day
30

The Amazing and Versatile Barneys of Washington

‘Abdu’l-Bahá visits a settlement house founded by Alice Pike Barney, a woman who sparks both controversy and admiration. FULL STORY >>

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29

It’s Not All Sunshine and Roses

Not everyone in America is delighted with ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. FULL STORY >>

Day
28

Juliet Thompson’s Inside View

An effusive portrait painter from Greenwich Village brings an artist’s eye to the people and places that surround ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. FULL STORY >>

Day
27

“One of the Deep and Vital Problems of Society”

At Pittsburgh’s wealthiest hotel, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá discusses the injustices that arise from extremes of wealth and poverty. FULL STORY >>

Day
26

The Ultimate Taboo

In Cleveland, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá confronts America’s fear of interracial marriage. FULL STORY >>

Day
25

The Master and the President

On the morning before his departure from Chicago, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá spends a quiet moment alone with the President.  FULL STORY >>

Day
24

Blame It On Religion

Equally at home with scientists, politicians, and people of religion, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá casts an image of a modern man of faith. FULL STORY >>

Day
23

America Will Lead the World to Peace

At the Plaza Hotel in Chicago, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá gives America a unique challenge. FULL STORY >>

Day
22

The Trials of Corinne Knight True

Corinne True suffers the loss of five children, sending her on a quest to discover her life’s purpose.  FULL STORY >>

Day
21

Breaking Ground at Grosse Point

‘Abdu’l-Bahá lays the cornerstone for a unique religious institution to be erected north of Chicago. FULL STORY >>

Day
20

The Fallout from a City in Flames

While ‘Abdu’l-Bahá speaks to the NAACP in Chicago, his assault on the color line bears fruit at an election across the street. FULL STORY >>

Day
19

Next Stop . . . the Windy City

After visiting New York and Washington, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá is set to arrive in Chicago. FULL STORY >>

Day
18

‘Abdu’l-Bahá Likes Chicago More

An event at Chicago’s 1893 World’s Fair puts the city on the map for ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. FULL STORY >>

Day
17

At 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

On his last day in Washington, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá heads to the White House to keep an appointment with President Taft. FULL STORY >>

Day
16

Building Bonds Between East and West

In the nation's capital, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá calls for a reciprocal relationship between the United States and Persia, now Iran. FULL STORY >>

Day
15

What Makes a President

During a bitter Presidential election, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá is curiously silent on the political headlines that consume the nation. FULL STORY >>

Day
14

Breaking the Color Line

‘Abdu’l-Bahá takes aim at Washington’s social conventions about race during a luncheon at the Persian Legation. FULL STORY >>

Day
13

This Shining Colored Man

At Howard University in Washington, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá turns the tables on America’s entrenched language of race. FULL STORY >>

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12

Even Though the World Should Go to Smash

In 1910 ‘Abdu’l-Bahá asks Louis Gregory, an African American lawyer from Washington, DC, about the interracial conflict in America. FULL STORY >>

Day
11

Washington High Society Receives ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

Agnes Parsons of Dupont Circle welcomes ‘Abdu’l-Bahá to the social world of the nation's capital. FULL STORY >>

Day
10

‘Abdu’l-Bahá Comes to Washington

Four-year-old Marzieh Khan welcomes ‘Abdu’l-Bahá with roses at Washington’s Union Station. FULL STORY >>

Day
9

“Isn’t that the Woman of It?”

Kate Carew of the New York Tribune, a celebrity interviewer with an attitude, visits the Bowery Mission with ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. FULL STORY >>

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8

‘Abdu’l-Bahá, aka “The Master”

In 1904, an American visitor to the prison city of ‘Akká published one of the first Western accounts of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. FULL STORY >>

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7

“Deceiving the American People”

False news about the Titanic angers President Taft. ‘Abdu’l-Bahá emphasizes the power of modern mass media to distort the truth. FULL STORY >>