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Henry Clay is perhaps best known as an architect of the Compromise of 1850, which upheld slavery, but also averted the splitting of the Union a decade before the Civil War. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division hide caption

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American Lives: Reconsidering Henry Clay

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This composite illustration shows what a proposed solar array built by Solargen Energy in the Panoche Valley would look like from ground level. Solargen Energy hide caption

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'Big Solar' Struggles To Find Home In California

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Jim Pearce's latest album is inspired by his years making a modest living as a working musician. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Jazz Musician In 'The Twilight Of A Mediocre Career'

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