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October 10, 2011

 

Homer Capehart, speakers' platform

The Great Cornfield Conference

At a moment when pundits wondered whether the GOP was on its deathbed, Hoosier entrepreneur Homer E. Capehart hosted a "cornfield rally" for 20,000 on his farm.

June 20, 2011

 

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The Miner With His Heart In Indiana

Upon arriving, the prospector headed for the mountains to mine the goldfields around Marysville, only to encounter “the hardest work that Mortal man ever done."

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