ON THIS DAY in 1875, imprisoned New York City politician Boss Tweed, while on a home visit, escaped to Cuba. In 2002, Tweed was portrayed by Jim Broadbent in Martin Scorsese’s GANGS OF NEW YORK.
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ON THIS DAY in 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white passenger on a Montgomery, Alabama bus. This incident was featured in the 2002 documentary, MIGHTY TIMES: THE LEGACY OF ROSA PARKS.