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George Takei Takes Story Of Internment To The Stage

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First Radio Commercial Hit Airwaves 90 Years Ago

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Great convention moments

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Dabba wallahs carry lunchboxes to offices in Indian cities. But the old tradition is changing with modern times. Aijaz Rahi/AP hide caption

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In India, 100-Year-Old Lunch Delivery Service Goes Modern

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Mapping The Birthplace Of Modern Languages

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Mario Savio, shown here at a victory rally in UC Berkeley's Sproul Plaza on Dec. 9, 1964, was the face of the free speech movement. AP hide caption

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Student 'Subversives' And The FBI's 'Dirty Tricks'

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Autosalvage: The Psychedelic Band That Vanished

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Tracking Death Helps Chronicle Lives In Deep South

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How Books Shaped The American National Identity

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Young women wearing kimonos chat during an Obon celebration honoring ancestors at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center in Wyoming. Bill Manbo/ Courtesy of Takao Bill Manbo/University of North Carolina Press hide caption

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