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The Ebony Fashion Fair: Changing History On The Catwalk

For 50 years, Ebony magazine's Fashion Fair toured the country. The models knew how to captivate from the catwalk, helping fashion the dreams of the black women who flocked to their shows.

Zakuski tables, like Slava and Luba Frumkin's, are known for their largesse. This spread includes smoked salmon and halibut, pickled green tomatoes, salted mackerel, Herring Under a Fur Coat and Georgian eggplant rolls. Deena Prichep hide caption

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The Salt

Drink Vodka, Eat Pickles, Repeat: Mastering The Zakuski Spread

Zakuski are like Russian tapas. More than a delicious snack, these dishes also tell the story of Russia. From "Herring Under a Fur Coat" to pickled everything, zakuski teach us about harsh winters and state-sponsored products in the Soviet era.

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Author Interviews

'Eliot Ness': Actually Untouchable, Except When It Came To Women

Author Douglas Perry's new book, Eliot Ness: The Rise and Fall of an American Hero, paints a portrait of the legendary lawman as a flawed but genuinely good guy who floundered when away from the excitement of police work. Ness "helped invent the modern police force," Perry says, but couldn't stop drinking and cheating on his wives.

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Guitar Boogie Tommy Emmanuel

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The Only One Black Keys 0:09

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Love on Top Beyoncé 0:07

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