On April 29, 1975, as Saigon was falling to Communist North Vietnamese forces, a small U.S. Navy destroyer escort ship, the USS Kirk, played a dramatic but almost forgotten role in rescuing up to 30,000 South Vietnamese. Here, a member of the USS Kirk's crew tends to a Vietnamese baby. Hugh Doyle hide caption

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Forgotten Ship: A Daring Rescue As Saigon Fell

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Obama Marks Katrina Anniversary With NOLA Visit

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Aug. 28, 1963: Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators walk down Constitution Avenue during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. In his new book Nobody Turn Me Around, Charles Euchner chronicles the peaceful civil rights demonstration though the stories of people who were there. Hulton Archive/Hulton Archive hide caption

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'A People's History' Of The March On Washington

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A Young Churchill Explores His 'Empire'

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Four Pages That Decreed Six Million Deaths

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State legislator John Martin advises people in northern Maine to drive down the middle of the road at night so they have a little more time to react to moose crossings. Carl D. Walsh For NPR hide caption

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Northernmost Maine? I-95 Won't Get You There

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Five Years After Katrina, A Return To Bay St. Louis

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Rallies And Counter-Rallies Compete For King's Legacy

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George's Dentures Shine At Dentistry Museum

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Speaking Freely About Religious Freedom

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Harmony Is The Sound Of Cultures Colliding

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Are 'The New York Times' Book Reviews Fair?

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