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The Surprising History Behind Daylight Savings Time

We can trace the system back to a satirical essay by Benjamin Franklin.

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  • Photo Credit: José Pinto / Unsplash
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  • A poster encouraging people to write to Congress and lobby for Daylight Savings Time.

    Photo Credit: Library of Congress via US Department of Defense