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Today In History: February 17

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Nixon China
President Richard Nixon and first lady Pat Nixon wave as they board Air Force One, dubbed The Spirit of '76, at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington, Feb. 17, 1972. They flew by helicopter to Andrews from the White House for the journey to China with stops in Hawaii and Guam. (AP Photo)

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NIXON TAKES OFF FOR CHINA 1972
President Richard Nixon and first lady Pat Nixon stand on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., during ceremonies as the Nixons prepare to leave for China, Feb. 17, 1972. (AP Photo)

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RICHARD M. NIXON + 2

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Great Wall of China
President Richard Nixon and first lady Pat Nixon lead the way as they take a tour of China's famed Great Wall, near Beijing, Feb. 21, 1972. (AP Photo)

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NIXON IN CHINA 1972
Chinese communist party leader Mao Tse-Tung, left, and U.S. President Richard Nixon shake hands as they meet, Feb. 21, 1972. Nixon's visit marks the first time an American president has visited the People's Republic of China. (AP Photo)

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RICHARD NIXON

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Great Wall of China
U.S. President Nixon smiles as he takes in the vistas from the Great Wall near Beijing, during his groundbreaking trip to China, Feb. 21, 1972. (AP Photo)

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MILWAUKEE JOURNAL

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Jeffrey Dahmer 1992
Confessed serial killer Jeffrey L. Dahmer enters Milwaukee County Court where jury selection begins in his murder trial, Jan. 27, 1992. Dahmer has pleaded guilty to killing and dismembering 15 young males. (AP Photo/Richard Brodzeller/Pool)

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Garry Kasparov

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COMPUTER CHESS
Garry Kasparov, right, makes the first move in his final match of his six-game tournament with IBM's Deep Blue, the ACM International computer chess champion, Saturday, Feb. 17, 1996. The world chess champion has already beaten the computer twice and drawn twice, losing only the opening game one week ago Saturday. His electronic opponent must win Saturday's final game just to salvage a tie for the series. (AP Photo/H. Rumph, Jr.)

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Computer Chess Match
Garry Kasparov makes the first move in his final match of his six-game tournament with IBM's Deep Blue, the ACM International computer chess champion, Saturday, Feb. 17, 1996. The world chess champion has already beaten the computer twice and drawn twice, losing only the opening game one week ago Saturday. His electronic opponent must win Saturday's final game just to salvage a tie for the series. (AP Photo/H. Rumph, Jr.)

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AIRPORT SECURITY
Transporation Security Administration screeners inspect passengers at Baltimore-Washington International Airport in Linthicum, Md., Tuesday, April 30, 2002, on their first day on the job. The Transportation Security Administration rolled out its first all-federal checkpoint Tuesday, at BWI, the next step toward replacing all passenger screeners with government employees. (AP Photo/ Matt Houston)

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BUSH INTELLIGENCE CHIEF
John Negroponte, right, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, speaks after President Bush announced Negroponte would be the nation's first new national intelligence director,in a ceremony in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the the White House, Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005 in Washington. The director will oversee 15 separate intelligence agencies including the C.I.A. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

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APTOPIX Obama
President Barack Obama is congratulated by Vice President Joe Biden after the president signed the economic stimulus bill, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, during a ceremony at the Museum of Nature and Science in Denver. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

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APTOPIX Obama
President Barack Obama signs the economic stimulus bill, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, at the Museum of Nature and Science in Denver. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

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Obama Stimulus
President Barack Obama signs the economic stimulus bill during a ceremony in the Museum of Nature and Science in Denver on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, as Vice President Joe Biden watches. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

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Train Massacre Anniversary
FILE- In this Dec. 7, 1993 file photo, Police officers remove a body from a Long Island Railroad car at the Merillon Avenue station in Garden City, N.Y. In what was one of the worst mass killings of the time, a deranged gunman named Colin Ferguson methodically walked through the train, firing at random and pausing to reload as screaming passengers tried to flee. In the end, he left six people dead and 19 injured. (AP Photo/Ed Bailey, File)

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Long Island Railroad Massacre
Colin Ferguson, 35, a native of KIngston, Jamaica who lived in Brooklyn, N.Y. is led by Nassau County detectives from Nassau County Police headquarters in Minneola, N.Y., Dec. 8, 1993. Ferguson was escorted by a detective to his arraignment on four counts of intentional murder and four counts of depraved indifference murder stemming from a shooting incident aboard a Long Island Railroad commuter train during rush hour. (AP Photo/Mike Albans)

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Long Island Railroad Massacre
Carolyn McCarthy, Peggy Kaiser and Joyce Gorycki, left to right, comfort each other outside the courtroom during the sentencing hearing for Long Island Railroad gunman Colin Ferguson at Nassau County Courthouse in Minneola, N.Y., March 21, 1995. McCarthy and Gorycki lost their husbands and Kaiser lost her roommate Amy Federici in the Dec. 7, 1993 massacre. (AP Photo/Ed Bailey)

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Long Island Railroad Massacre
Long Island Railroad massacre victim Mark Heaney demonstrates how the alleged gunman held his weapon during the shooting on the Long Island Railroad as he testifies at the trial of Colin Ferguson in Minneola, N.Y., Feb. 6, 1995. (AP Photo/Pool/Mary McLoughlin)

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Long Island Railroad Massacre
Colin Ferguson, accused gunman of the Long Island Railroad massacre, listens to witness Thomas McDermott describe how Ferguson shot and wounded him during the attack on the train, December, 1993 at Ferguson's trial in Nassau County Courthouse in Minneola, N.Y., Feb. 8, 1995.)AP Photo/Pool/Luc Novovitch)

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Long Island Railroad Massacre
Convicted Long Island Railroad gunman Colin Ferguson carries his papers into the Nassau County Courthouse in Minneola, N.Y., March 21, 1995 for the second day of his sentencing hearing. Ferguson, who will face his victims and members of their families once again as they make statements to the court before the sentence is handed down, faces 25 years to life on each of six murder counts. (AP Photo/John Dunn)

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Colin Ferguson 1993
Colin Ferguson, center, who was been charged in the Long Island Rail Road commuter train shooting rampage, is led into a courtroom by officers at for a procedural hearing at the Nassau County Court House, Friday, Dec. 17, 1993, Uniondale, N.Y. Ferguson requested a new lawyer, and was ordered to take a psychological examination to determine competency for trial. (AP Photo/Mike Albans)

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Colin Ferguson

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Long Island Rail Road gunman
Convicted Long Island Rail Road gunman Colin Ferguson is led in handcuffs and shackles from the Nassau County Courthouse in Mineola, N.Y., after he was sentenced Wednesday, March 22,1995.(AP Photo/Kevin Larkin)

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Colin Ferguson

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Long Island Rail Road gunman
Long Island Rail Road shooting suspect Colin Ferguson is led into a Nassau County court room for a preliminary hearing Friday morning December 10, 1993 in Mineola. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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Sally Rand 1936
Sally Rand dances on a beach in St. Petersburg, Florida, Feb. 17, 1936. (AP Photo)

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HELEN WILLS-MOODY

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HELEN WILLS MOODY
Helen Wills-Moody is shown in action during a mixed doubles match in Nice, France, on Feb. 17, 1926. Wills-Moody and her partner, the Swiss Aeschliman, were defeated by Suzanne Lenglen and Baron de Morpurgo. (AP Photo)

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