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VIDEO OF THE MONTH (2017 December):
William Zeitler (apparently dressed as Benjamin Franklin) plays "The Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy" (1892) on the glass armonica: three centuries intersect! 
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Norman Hugh Redington
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In memory of Professor John D. Runkle, second president of MIT and outspoken advocate of the "Mens et Manus" philosophy.