A wall of Hesco baskets protects the Riverside Medical Center in Vidalia, La., from Mississippi River floodwaters. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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Miles Of Flood Control, Without So Many Sandbags

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Navy Hymn United States Navy Band

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Palin Kick-Starts Bus Tour On Back Of Motorcycle

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Thomas B. Reed was the larger-than-life speaker of the House during America's turbulent Gilded Age. His outspoken politics brought the position to prominence and forever changed the House of Representatives. Library of Congress hide caption

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The Most Important Politician You've Never Heard Of

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Hymn To The Fallen John Williams
Off We Go Into The Wild Blue Yonder (The Air Force Song) US Air Force Concert Band

Brad Pitt plays Mr.O'Brien, an archetypal 1950s patriarch who loves his family and can't help but imposes huge expectations on them. Merie Wallace/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation hide caption

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Pitt Plays The American Patriarch In 'Tree Of Life'

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My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James (center) says the band's new album, Circuital, presented a special challenge: recording in his hometown of Louisville for the first time. Danny Clinch hide caption

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My Morning Jacket: On The Circuit

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Marine's Hymn Unknown
The Army Goes Rolling Along United States Army Band