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'Great Americans'

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'Great Americans'

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'Great Americans'

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Robert Siegel talks with K.K. Ottesen, photographer and author of the book, "Great Americans," which features photos and stories about Americans across the country who have the same names as famous Americans. Siegel also talks with three of the people featured in her book: Al Capone of Franklinville, N.J.; Marilyn Monroe of Des Moines, Iowa; and Pastor Abraham Lincoln of Chicago, Ill.