Paul Harvey the famous 90 year old broadcaster who worked in the field for 70 years, died yesterday at a Phoenix hospital. He was famous for his "...and now you know the rest of the story" bit as well as for "Paul Harvey news".
"Slavery ended in medieval Europe only because the church extended its sacraments to all slaves and then managed to impose a ban on the enslavement of Christians (and of Jews). Within the context of medieval Europe, that prohibition was effectively a rule of universal abolition. "— Rodney Stark