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    FILE - A miniature portrait of England's King Henry VIII by Lucas Horenbout, from around 1526-7, is seen at an exhibition at Windsor Castle to mark the the 500th anniversary of his accession to the throne in Windsor, England, April 6, 2009. The Associated Press

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    Alfred P. Sloan, Jr., president of General Motors, right, appears before the House Labor Committee in Washington, May 5, 1933, where he said he favored legislation for shorter working hours but that the pending 30-hour bills needed some revision to make them effective. From left to right: committee chairman William P. Connery, Edward R. Stettinius, vice president of G.M., and Sloan. The Associated Press

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    Bandleader Benny Goodman performs with his orchestra while playing the clarinet at Roseland Ballroom in New York City in 1938. The Associated Press

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    Civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks, 85, smiles while being recognized at a news conference by several legislators and community leaders at the Fellowship Chapel Saturday, June 20, l998, in Detroit. The Associated Press

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    President Dwight Eisenhower and his wife Mamie Eisenhower hold up for viewing their voting registration cards as they both registered in the Adam County Court House as voters in Gettysburg Feb. 3, 1956. The Associated Press

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    Former baseball great Jackie Robinson is seen with his wife Rachel at home in Stamford, Conn., on January 23, 1962, shortly after he was voted into baseball's Hall of Fame. Robinson, the first black athlete to play with a major league team, the Brooklyn Dodgers, is also the first black to become a Hall of Famer. The Associated Press

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    President John F. Kennedy opens at a Washington news conference on Sept. 13, 1962, with a lengthy statement on the Cuban situation. The president declared the United States will be “alert and fully capable” to deal with any offensive threat from Soviet-backed Cuba against the United States or any country in this hemisphere. The Associated Press

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    Toronto Blue Jays MVP Pat Borders, wearing catchers equipment, piles on top teammates at the Toronto Blue Jays down the Atlanta Braves to win the 1992 World Series in Atlanta Saturday, Oct. 24, 1992. The Associated Press

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    John Allen Muhammad is escorted by Prince William County Sheriffs Deputys as he enters the courtroom. The Associated Press

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