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    This daguerreotype photograph by John Plumbe Jr., shows the east front exterior of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., circa 1846. The copper-covered wood dome was installed during restoration after the British burned the building in 1814. The Associated Press

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    Capt. Joseph Kittinger Jr. waits in the open balloon gondola, right, while the two million cubic-foot polyethylene balloons are filled with helium for the Excelsior I test jump at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., Nov. 16, 1959. Kittinger made the first free-fall parachute jump at an altitude of 76,400 feet, setting a record. Project Excelsior was established to solve the problem of high altitude escape using the new parachute system. The Associated Press

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    This is a general view of men searching the site of the plane wreckage near Ndola, Zambia on Sept. 19, 1961. Passenger U.N. Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold was en route to a meeting with Katanga's President Moise Tshombe to negotiate the Congo crisis at Ndola when his plane crashed in a forest near the city on Sept. 18. The Associated Press

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    In this undated file photo, Don Adams is seen in character as Maxwell Smart. Adams, the wry-voiced comedian who starred as the fumbling secret agent Maxwell Smart in the 1960s TV spoof of James Bond movies, "Get Smart," died of a lung infection late Sunday, Sept 25, 2005 in Los Angeles. He was 82. The Associated Press

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    Life as a good-natured astronaut, on NBC-TV?s ?I Dream of Jeannie,? is calm compared with ups and downs mostly downs of Larry Hagman?s childhood, youth and early adulthood. After difficult early years Larry, at 35, has a good relationship with his mother, actress Mary Martin, and is very happy with his wife and two children. He is seen here with his co-star, Barbara Eden, on ?Jeannie? on April 6, 1967. Next season Larry plans to write and direct some episodes. The Associated Press

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    American rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix performing with The Jimi Hendrix Experience at the Monterey Pop Festival, California, USA, June 18, 1967. The Associated Press

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    An unsmiling Patty Hearst gazes straight ahead as she leaves the San Francisco Federal Building, Thursday, Feb. 13, 1976 after she shed a number of tears on hearing the taped voice of SLA leader Cinque during her trial on bank robbery charges. She wears a coat over print dress and turtleneck.The Associated Press

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    The feet of Germany's Kathleen Stark grace the balance beam during a gymnastic practice session Tueday, July 16, 1996 in Atlanta Ga. The Associated Press

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