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Clinton was the first student to deliver a commencement speech at Wellesley College in 1969. Her criticism of Sen. Edward Brooke's speech received national attention. John M. Hurley/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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Taking On A U.S. Senator As A Student Propelled Clinton Into The Spotlight

Hillary Clinton has given hundreds of speeches in her political life, but we're going to dig deep into the first time she entered the national spotlight as a student at Wellesley College.

A drawing of the first White House designed by architect James Hoban, who won the competition to design the president's new house in 1792. Building began that year and ended in 1800. AP hide caption

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Slave Labor And The 'Longer History' Of The White House

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Clinton was the first student to deliver a commencement speech at Wellesley College in 1969. Her criticism of Sen. Edward Brooke's speech received national attention. John M. Hurley/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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Taking On A U.S. Senator As A Student Propelled Clinton Into The Spotlight

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Kidlington is home to a number of 17th century cottages near its medieval church. This is the most historic part of the village, but it's not where the tourists went. Instead, tour buses dropped them off in a residential area built in the 1960s and '70s. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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Why Did Busloads Of Asian Tourists Suddenly Arrive In This English Village?

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