Paul Harvey's The Rest of the Story - Chapters 1-6 Summary & Analysis

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Paul Harvey's The Rest of the Story, written by Harvey's son, is a collection of the short news features that made Harvey famous. Anyone who enjoys trivia and interesting facts will enjoy Harvey's storytelling style that tells "the rest of the story."

The first tale is "Dr. Pemberton's Pick-Me-Up." Pemberton, a corner druggist (not a doctor at all), sets out to develop a headache cure. He sells a jug of the syrupy medicine to an Atlanta pharmacy, explaining to the owner that all he must do is mix the syrup with water. Sales of the headache cure are slow until a new employee incorrectly adds carbonated water instead of plain water. The rest of the story is that the headache cure led to what we now know as Coca-Cola.

The second story is called "The Juggler." Eleven-year-old Claude Dukenfield beats up his father in a...

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