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From A-Bombs to Zeppelins: 120 Years of Stories in 1 Million Minutes of AP Footage

Nelson Mandela “taking his first steps into a new South Africa.” John F. Kennedy’s “Ich bin ein Berliner” speech. Beatlemania. Atomic bomb tests. Apollo 11. The assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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François Hollande and the Beanstalk

France's president hoped that the eurozone crisis could shoot him to new political heights -- or at least get him re-elected. But the moral of this fable might be closer to home than he realizes.

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Bungay’s ‘The Most Dangerous Enemy': A fine analysis of a fascinating campaign

A few months ago, one of youse told me to read Stephen Bungay’s history of the Battle of Britain. Again, thank you. Even if I didn’t care about the subject, I would have enjoyed the book. Bungay can write, he can analyze, and he appears to be meticulous and thoughtful in his research.

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