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Chamberlain Declares 'Peace for Our Time'

British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain gave a speech upon his return from Munich on Sept. 30, 1938, on the Munich Agreement and the Anglo-German Declaration. It is primarily remembered for its ironic value, as the German occupation of the Sudetenland began on the following day. Less than a year after the agreement Europe was plunged into World War II....

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Ted Williams: The Last .400 Season

Boston Red Sox's Ted Williams went 6-for-8 in a doubleheader against the Philadelphia A's on Sept. 28, the final day of the 1941 season, finishing with a .406 batting average. Williams remains the last player to hit .400 in a...

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The Story of the 'Little Rock Nine'

President Eisenhower called out 1,200 members of the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division and placed the Arkansas National Guard under federal orders. On Sept. 25, 1957, under federal troop escort, nine black students were escorted back into Central High School...

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No Kum-Sok's Flight to Freedom

Lt. No Kum-Sok (Ken Rowe) tells his story of when he defected from North Korea to deliver a secret fighter jet, MiG-15, to the Americans in 1953. For an animated version of No's flight, see this video....

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Marilyn Monroe's Famous Skirt Scene

The famous picture of Marilyn Monroe, laughing as her skirt is blown up by the blast from a subway vent, is shot on Sept. 15, 1954, during the filming of The Seven Year Itch. The scene infuriated her husband, Joe...

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The Rise and Fall of Prussia

Prussia was one of the five modern great powers. The other great powers were Austria, France, Russia and the United Kingdom. Prussia is the only country of these which disappeared completely from the European map. This is an interactive video...

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The Falling Man of 9/11

"The Falling Man" is one of the most tragic and dramatic symbols of the 9/11 terror attack on New York's World Trade Center....

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U.S.'s Controversial Loss to USSR in Munich

The U.S. men's basketball team had won every single game and every gold medal contested at the Summer Olympics. Until 1972, when it lost to the Soviet Union after a controversial finish that allowed the Soviets three chances to win...

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