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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)

Daily Quote

"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