Police body cameras are seen on a mannequin at an exhibit booth by manufacturer Wolfcom at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Chicago, on Oct. 26.
A newspaper advertisement for The Birth of a Race, in its finished form. Much of the initial footage for the film was thrown out; what was finally released was an awkward mishmash of a Bible epic.
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"I struck upon this kind of crazy idea that I was going to go to New York and stop 10,000 people on the streets and take their portrait, and create kind of a photographic census of the city."
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In the historic kitchen of Monticello, using period utensils, food historian Paula Marcoux recreates 18th-century French dishes as James Hemings would have made them. Hemings — who spent five years with Thomas Jefferson in France — had a mastery of French cooking far beyond what was found in most American households of the era.
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Maya Sialuk Jacobsen of Greenland puts a henna tattoo on a friend's chin during a henna activity at the Anchorage Museum. The event brought more than a dozen Alaska Native youths together for a quick history of traditional tattooing, before letting them experiment on themselves with henna designs.
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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.
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A team of blacksmiths, welders, artists and scientists have been working together in Canada to mount the T. rex bones without damaging them. Metal cradles hold 150 of the major bones precisely in place.
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