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By providing it in book form, many others who could not get to see the production (including those not alive in the first quarter of the 1900s) would have an opportunity to view such a historic event.
To my mind, those not alive in the first quarter of the 1900s means persons who were not born yet in the first quarter of the 1900s.
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