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    1952: Albert Schweitzer, and General George C. Marshall, winners of the Nobel Peace Prize.

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    1975: Two New York City dailies and the New York Times are seen with headlines on President Ford's refusal to aid the city during its fiscal crisis.

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    1969: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis swims off the island of Scorpios, her husband's private island, in Greece.

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    1929: Madame Marie Curie stands with U.S. president Herbert Clark Hoover after having been presented with $ 50,000 for the purchase of a gram of radium to be used in the cancer hospital she is sponsoring in her home city of Warsaw, Poland.

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    1966: The Beach Boys, pose in Essen, Germany.

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    1958: A young Japanese woman in a kimono takes part in the Hula-Hoop craze that has swept America and Japan.

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    1957: King Hussein of Jordan sits in his new Mercedes-Benz sports car at the Jordanian Royal Palace in Amman, Jordan.

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    1948: This is the main business district of Donora, Pa., where 20 persons were reported dead and 7,000 others -- half the town's population -- sickened from the effects of smog. Sunlight is virtually obliterated by the thick low hanging pollution.

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    1947:Ring Lardner Jr., left, lights a cigarette for attorney Robert Kenny during their appearance before the House Un-American Activities Committee in Washington, D.C.

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    1947: Dr. Carl Ferdinand Cori and his wife, Dr. Gerty Theresa Cori, conduct experiments at their laboratory at the Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. The biochemists were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for their research in isolating the enzyme that begins the conversion process of animal starch into sugar within the body.

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    1940: Girls who drive the ambulances and surgical units of the American Ambulance Organization, who have already done valuable work in this war, are seen cleaning one of their ambulances and attending to the engines after a hard working day.

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    1938: Orson Welles, center, explains to reporters his radio dramatization of H.G. Wells' "War of the Worlds." Meanwhile, Columbia Broadcasting System made public the transcript of the dramatization, which was aired the night of Oct. 30 and caused thousands of listeners to panic because of the realistic broadcast of an imaginative invasion of men and machines from Mars.

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    1938: Propaganda minister Dr. Joseph Goebbels speaks to members of the National Socialist party on its 10th anniversary.

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    1937: Sonja Henie presents Shirley Temple with a pair of skates

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    1935: Kentucky dry forces prepare for a final broad side in the fight to retain the state's prohibition amendment in the vote on repeal in Louisville, Kentucky.

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