A Final Farewell To Dorothy Height

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James Wilkinson rose to the rank of brigadier general during the Revolutionary War, and after a break from military service was commissioned a major general in the War of 1812. Walker & Company hide caption

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The Man Who Double-Crossed The Founders

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Ulle Noodapera is a pharmacist at Town Hall Pharmacy, which first opened for business in Tallinn, Estonia, in 1422. It's famous for selling aphrodisiacs — but even more famous for a piece of almond candy that allegedly cures those who are lovestruck. Raigo Pajula/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Heartsick? An Estonian Pharmacy May Have A Cure

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Tennessee Historians Search For Civil War Relics

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Photographer Finds Kinship With A Black 'Homeplace'

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Alexis Herman Remembers Civil Rights Titan Dorothy Height

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George Washington leads his troops across the Delaware River in 1776 during the Revolutionary War in this painting by Emanuel Leutze. AP hide caption

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Distrusting Government: As American As Apple Pie

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Fifty Years Later, SNCC Renews Its Youth

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'Man Who Ate His Boots' An Arctic Tragedy

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Navy Lt. Don Walsh (right) and Jacques Piccard wave after emerging from a daylong trip to the deepest point in the Pacific Ocean's Mariana Trench. The men descended nearly seven miles in the bathyscaphe (or diving vessel) Trieste on Jan. 23, 1960. Thomas J. Abercrombie/National Geographic Society hide caption

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An Unmatched Journey To Mysterious Ocean Depths

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Segregated lunch counters were flashpoints for racial tensions across the South, including this one at a McCrory's store in Rock Hill, S.C. Heraldonline.com hide caption

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50 Years Later, A Civil Rights Tribute ... And Apology

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Founder Julian Bond Remembers 50 Years Of SNCC

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