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Morning Minutes: April 1
Word of the Day
Bucolic byoo-KOL-ik (adjective) Of, pertaining to, or suggesting an idyllic rural life - dictionary.com
Website of the Day
'What's Going On': A Departure That Defined A Generation
Forty years after the release of Marvin Gaye's hit album "What's Going On," NPR's Morning Edition takes a look at how the album impacted society.
Number to Know
50: Years ago today that ABC's longest running soap opera, "General Hospital," premiered.
This Day in History
April 1, 1984: Singer Marvin Gaye is shot and killed by his father, Marvin Gaye Sr.
Today's Featured Birthday
MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow (40)
"Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't." - Pete Seeger