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JFK Redesigns Air Force One

Air Force One looks the way it does because President John F. Kennedy sat on the floor of the Oval Office with an industrial designer, scissors, paper and crayons. It was May 1962, and the Air Force had ordered a ...

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6 New Deal Projects Still in Use

The New Deal put tens of millions of people to work and changed the landscape in every New England city and town. It put sidewalks on streets, bridges over rivers, hiking trails in forests, seawalls on beaches and public buildings ...

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Amelia Earhart, Reluctant Bride

Amelia Earhart handed an extraordinary letter to the man she was about to marry just hours before their wedding in Noank, Conn. “You must know again my reluctance to marry,” she told publisher George Putnam. “I must extract a cruel promise, ...

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