Blain Roberts

professor of history at Fresno State

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Blain Roberts on KCRW

The Miss America Organization announced today that it plans to drop the swimsuit competition -- a tradition that was always controversial.

Miss America pageant dumps swimsuits

The Miss America Organization announced today that it plans to drop the swimsuit competition -- a tradition that was always controversial.

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Among California’s Congressional delegation, all Democrats voted for impeachment, and all Republicans, except David Valadao, voted against impeachment.

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