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President Lyndon B. Johnson giving Rep. Michael Feighan the famous "Johnson treatment" --€” using his imposing physical presence to persuade --€” aboard Air Force One during a presidential trip to Cleveland in 1964. LBJ put heavy pressure on Feighan to support the new immigration legislation. Feighan eventually agreed,€” but he demanded a crucial change to the act. Princeton University Library/Simon & Schuster hide caption

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The Unintended Consequences Of The 1965 Immigration Act

Fifty years ago, the Immigration Act lifted an old quota system that favored immigrants from Europe. But before it passed, one congressman made a change — one he thought would limit the act's impact.

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Boyhood Encounter With UFO Inspired Art That Soared Around The World

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I've Seen the Saucers Elton John
Flying Saucer Dudes Béla Fleck
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President Lyndon B. Johnson giving Rep. Michael Feighan the famous "Johnson treatment" --€” using his imposing physical presence to persuade --€” aboard Air Force One during a presidential trip to Cleveland in 1964. LBJ put heavy pressure on Feighan to support the new immigration legislation. Feighan eventually agreed,€” but he demanded a crucial change to the act. Princeton University Library/Simon & Schuster hide caption

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In 1965, A Conservative Tried To Keep America White. His Plan Backfired

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Acclaimed French chef Jacques Pepin (center) has had an extraordinary 60-year career. He says his new cookbook, Jacques Pepin: Heart and Soul in the Kitchen, will be his last. Maybe. Evan Agostini/AP hide caption

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What Would Julia Child Do? Jacques Pépin Says: Add More Butter

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Gabriel's Swing Django Reinhardt & Philippe Brun

Matt Damon plays Mark Watney, the stranded astronaut at the heart of The Martian. Aidan Monaghan hide caption

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After Solitude, Controversies Bring 'Martian' Matt Damon Back To Earth

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The Martian Score Suite Harry Gregson-Williams
Life on Mars? Geoff Keezer
You Are Not What You Think You Are Codes in the Clouds
Eyesdown Bonobo feat. Andreya Triana

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As Circles Of Grief Grow Wider In South LA, The Supports Grow Stronger

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A public funeral is held for Mormon leader L. Tom Perry on June 5 at the Salt Lake Tabernacle in Salt Lake City, Utah. Perry was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' highest governing body, the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. He died at the age of 92 from cancer. The recent deaths of several high-ranking church leaders are expected to prompt new appointments. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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Amid Societal Shifts, What Will New Mormon Leader Appointments Mean?

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Landscape The Mohawks

Henry Jacobs, a sound artist whose achievements had a lasting influence on his peers, died last Friday at age 90. Important Records hide caption

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Remembering Henry Jacobs, The 'Goof-Off' Who Pioneered Surround Sound

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Up the Spout Messina, Mateo
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Monika's latest album — the Greek artist's American debut — is called Secret in the Dark. Eilon Paz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Making A Pop Album In The Wake Of A Brush With Death

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Dove Cymande

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