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181

A Most Extraordinary Day

‘Abdu’l-Bahá sets out for Palo Alto and Stanford University in what becomes one of his most eventful days in America.  FULL STORY >>

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180

October 7, 1912: The Week Ahead

While ‘Abdu’l-Bahá spends the day in Berkeley, we take a look at the week ahead. FULL STORY >>

Day
179

‘Abdu’l-Bahá, Ayn Rand, and the Poor

Our Producer offers his thoughts on how ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s relationship with the poor indicts contemporary American ideologies of poverty. FULL STORY >>

Day
178

‘Abdu’l-Bahá Addresses a Persecuted Minority

At the Japanese Independent Church in Oakland, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá speaks out against prejudice. FULL STORY >>

Day
177

America’s Unique Geopolitical Position

On his first morning in San Francisco, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá asks a reporter to take a message to the American people. FULL STORY >>

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176

‘Abdu’l-Bahá Reaches the City by the Bay

In the dead of night, a friend awaits ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s arrival at the ferry terminal in San Francisco. FULL STORY >>

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175

Economics Begins with the Farmer

En route to San Francisco, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá argues that a self-sustaining rural economy must underlie a sound national one. FULL STORY >>

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174

The Biggest Week in the History of Salt Lake City

‘Abdu’l-Bahá attends the National Irrigation Congress at the Mormon Tabernacle, witnessing a bold display of American industriousness. FULL STORY >>

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173

September 30, 1912: The Week Ahead

While ‘Abdu’l-Bahá spends the day in Salt Lake City, we take a look at the week ahead.  FULL STORY >>

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172

“The Supreme Psychiatrist”

Feny Paulson, from Missoula, Montana, endures a series of mishaps to spend two days with ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in Salt Lake City. FULL STORY >>

Day
171

‘Abdu’l-Bahá Crosses the Continental Divide

En route to California, the Rocky Mountains force ‘Abdu’l-Bahá to take the long way around. FULL STORY >>

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170

A Forbidden Marriage

As ‘Abdu’l-Bahá leaves Denver for Salt Lake City, a much-anticipated marriage takes place in New York. FULL STORY >>

Day
169

Drinking Tea with “The Girl from Kansas”

Reporter Alice Rohe has tea with ‘Abdu’l-Bahá at the Shirley Hotel in Denver, and calls him a “Pioneer of Equal Suffrage.” FULL STORY >>

Day
168

“The World is a School”

At Denver’s Divine Science Church, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá chooses a metaphor to explain the changing relationship between humanity and the divine. FULL STORY >>

Day
167

The World Is Thinking of War

On the eve of the First Balkan War, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá tells a group in Denver to dedicate themselves to “the worthy service of unifying mankind.” FULL STORY >>

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166

September 23, 1912: The Week Ahead

As ‘Abdu’l-Bahá spends the day in Lincoln, Nebraska, we take a look at the week ahead. FULL STORY >>

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165

150 Years of the Emancipation Proclamation

On the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation we look at the implications of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá's bold position on race. FULL STORY >>

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164

‘Abdu’l-Bahá Calls On “The Great Commoner”

In Lincoln, Nebraska, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá visits Mrs. William Jennings Bryan as her husband fires up 25,000 at a rally in Los Angeles. FULL STORY >>

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163

Thinking for Yourself

‘Abdu’l-Bahá challenges an audience in Minneapolis to apply their independent reason to pressing religious questions. FULL STORY >>

Day
162

Minneapolis, Flour Power, and the Ideal Virtues of Man

In spite of Minnesota’s material success, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá points out that something is missing. FULL STORY >>

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161

The Century of Motion

‘Abdu’l-Bahá boards a train at the busiest rail hub on the planet, in the midwestern heart of a nation in perpetual motion. FULL STORY >>

Day
160

Following the Example of America

The Independent, a national weekly newspaper, interviews ‘Abdu’l-Bahá about disarmament and the value of peace. FULL STORY >>

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159

September 16, 1912: The Week Ahead

While ‘Abdu’l-Bahá spends the weekend in Kenosha, Wisconsin, we take a look at the week ahead. FULL STORY >>

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158

Documenting a “Luminous Journey”

Our producer interviews filmmaker Anne Perry about “Luminous Journey,” a documentary film about ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s journey through America. FULL STORY >>

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157

What’s Love Got to Do With It?

In 1912, Chicagoans listened as a renowned anthropologist declared love a hoax. ‘Abdu’l-Bahá argued otherwise.  FULL STORY >>