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Obama Joins Ike, The Gipper, Bill And George II In A Club No One Wants To Be In

Clinton began his seventh year with a unique if dubious distinction: He was the only president ever to give a State of the Union speech with impeachment charges pending against him in the Senate.
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State Of The Union Will Tout Progress, But Is The Economy Fixed?

The economy has improved greatly since President Obama took office on Jan. 20, 2009. But is his economic legacy impressive enough to justify taking a victory lap during his State of the Union address?
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Beware Of Japanese Balloon Bombs

During World War II, the Japanese aimed thousands of wind-borne explosives at North America. To this day, many have not been accounted for.
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Cold Casing: The Mystery Of The Long-Lost Winchester Rifle

For archaeologist Eva Jensen, a happenstance find in Nevada has turned into an in-depth quest. Since stumbling across a Winchester rifle manufactured in 1882, she and other researchers have been seeking to unravel the mysteries behind it.
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In 'Selma,' British Actor Brings Outsider's Perspective To MLK

David Oyelowo talks about playing Martin Luther King Jr. in the Oscar-nominated film Selma — as well as the LBJ controversy, slavery and how he learned about what it's like to be black in America.
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What The Press Got Right — And Wrong — About MLK In His Lifetime

Robert Siegel talks with Hank Klibanoff, co-author of The Race Beat, about how Martin Luther King Jr. was viewed by the press in the early days, and how its assessments changed over time.
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Lost King UCLA Speech Found In Basement Archive

Tapes of Martin Luther King Jr.'s remarks at UCLA in April of 1965 were recently discovered, and offer an insight into how his words still resonate today.
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From Wax Cylinders To Records, Saving The Sounds Of History

Many of the items in The British Library's vast collection of recorded sound are in danger of disappearing. Some just physically won't last much longer; others are stored in long-dead formats.
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Broken Promises On Display At Native American Treaties Exhibit

A rare exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian explores the history of treaties between Native American nations and the U.S.
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King's Family Builds Its Own Legacy Of Legal Battles

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s children have feuded bitterly over his legacy for years. They're often criticized, but some believe their desire to tightly control their father's estate is fair.

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