Richard M. Nixon, then seeking the Republican presidential nomination, addresses an audience in Oregon in May 1968. AP hide caption

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Traders gather on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Henry Ray Abrams/AP hide caption

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Zach Galifianakis stars as Bobby, a psychiatric patient and mentor to 16-year-old Craig (Keir Gilchrist) in It's Kind of a Funny Story. K.C. Bailey hide caption

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Steve Buscemi plays politician-gangster Nucky Thompson in HBO's Boardwalk Empire. Abbot Genser/HBO hide caption

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Sheldon Cooper — a character played by Jim Parsons in CBS's The Big Bang Theory has an IQ of 187 and several advanced degrees but often has trouble with social interactions with other people. CBS hide caption

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Director Mark Romanek — previously known best for his award-winning music videos — tackled the challenge of adapting Kazuo Ishiguro's well-received novel Never Let Me Go for the screen. Alex Bailey/Fox Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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A column of Stryker armored vehicles carrying troops with the 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, crosses the border from Iraq into Kuwait on Wednesday. Maya Alleruzzo/AP hide caption

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Hamm plays FBI Special Agent Adam Frawley in the new big-screen crime drama The Town. Claire Folger / Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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Edwin Newman, pictured above at his New York office in March 1976, died on Aug. 13 at the age of 91. Jerry Mosey/AP hide caption

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