Ben Bradlee, then-executive editor of The Washington Post, looks at the front page of the newspaper, headlined "Nixon Resigns," in the composing room on Aug. 8, 1974. David R. Legge/Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Baroness Aino Bodisco (far right) looks on as Beatrice Lodge is fitted in a debutante dress by fashion designer Oscar de la Renta in 1956. Nina Leen/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty hide caption

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Actress Elizabeth Peña arrives at the Hollywood premiere of Nothing Like the Holidays in 2008. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Overture Films hide caption

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