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Walking the Tightrope over Niagara Falls – Countercurrents
Today is the end of our FEC reporting period. Also, it’s the anniversary of the first tightrope walk across Niagara Falls, by Charles Blondin in 1859. Blondin began performing as an acrobat in 1829 in France, at the age of five. He moved to the United States in 1855, continuing to work in circuses. It is not known when[Read More...]