In an episode of “Cesar Millan’s Dog Nation,” Cesar and Andre visit St. Louis Missouri, y Andre describes as being full of history. But there’s one story they didn’t have a chance to cover — the saga of a dog named Old Drum and what’s happening in the Missouri legislature right now.
“...le chien... c’est le meilleur ami que puisse avoir l’homme” — François-Marie Arouet (Voltaire), Dictionnaire philosophique, 1764 (“...the dog... is the best friend man can have.”)
“A dog is man’s best friend” is an often-expressed sentiment and, nowadays, the expression is practically a cliché. Voltaire was ahead of his time when he was the first to express the idea in writing two hundred and... Read More
On the next episode of “Cesar Millan’s Dog Nation,” Cesar and Andre visit San Francisco, one of California’s most vibrant and historically significant cities. It’s a place that has also contributed a good share of stories, legends, and myths to state lore.
One of the most famous real people of San Francisco was Norton I, Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico. He was the Emperor because he said he was, and the people of San Francisco just accepted it. After all, his ad in the September 17, 1859 edition of the San Francisco Bulletin proclaimed it:
“At the peremtory (sic) request of a large majority of the citizens of these United States, I, Joshua Norton... declare and... Read More