Monday, August 25, 2008

ASPCA's founder Henry Bergh!

The ASPCA will celebrate the birth of the ASPCA's founder Henry Bergh! on Friday, August 29. "Regarding Henry": A "Bergh's-eye" view of 140 years at the ASPCA

"New York City, April 1866: The driver of a cart laden with coal is whipping his horse. Passersby on the New York City street stop to gawk not so much at the weak, emaciated equine, but at the tall man, elegant in top hat and spats, who is explaining to the driver that it is now against the law to beat one's animal. Thus, America first encounters The Great Meddler". Read the rest of the story at