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The Competing Interests Behind Smokey Bear And The Crying Indian

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A Trip Down Government Shutdown Lane

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Four humanlike figures were painted in a cave in Washington hundreds or even thousands of years ago. Colin Fogarty/Northwest News Network hide caption

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Proposed Power Lines Tangle With Native American History

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'12 Years' Star Alfre Woodard: 'You're Never Too Young For The Truth'

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Benjamin Franklin Never Said That

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No Schmear Job: A Brief History Of Bagels And Lox

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War On Poverty Still Worth Fighting?

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Bio Credits Manson's Terrible Rise To Right Place And Time

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Latinos 'Not Just A Chapter In U.S. History'

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An early flier for an event at King's College --” which would later become Columbia University — included an advertisement for a slave auction. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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How Slavery Shaped America's Oldest And Most Elite Colleges

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Kitchen Time Machine: A Culinary Romp Through Soviet History

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Birmingham Bombing: 50 Years Later, A Different America?

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