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Today In History: February 27

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Max Schmeling

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Germany Max Schmeling Parachuting
One of these German parachutists is former German World Heavyweight boxer Max Schmeling, during training somewhere over Germany on on Feb. 27, 1941. (AP Photo)

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Dennis Banks

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Dennis Banks AIM Leader
Dennis Banks, one of the AIM leaders of the Oglala Sioux Indians, sits in the open prairie on March 4, 1973 at Wounded Knee, S.D, USA, and reflects on events of the past week. The church where hostages held for a while is in the background. (AP Photo/Pool)

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Dennis Banks + 2

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Wounded Knee
AIM Oglala Sioux Indians observe the Department of Justice decision to remove government forces from around Wounded Knee with a ceremonial peace pipe smoking shown here on March 10, 1973. Second from left: Dennis Banks; Russell Means and Carter Camp, all Aim leaders. (AP Photo)

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WOUNDED KNEE FBI
An FBI agent takes a photo of one of the first Native Americans to leave AIM occupied "Wounded Knee" Tuesday morning, March 6, 1973 in South Dakota. Under arrangements by the Justice Department they were allowed to leave the town after leaving agents their name and any weapons. (AP Photo)

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RUSSELL MEANS + 3

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WOUNDED KNEE STANDOFF
A U.S. flag flies upside down March 3, 1973 outside a church occupied by members of the American Indian Movement (AIM), background, on the site of the 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee, S.D.. AIM's occupation of Wounded Knee triggered a violent standoff with federal authorities. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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DENNIS BANKS + 3

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WOUNDED KNEE STANDOFF
A member of the American Indian Movement (AIM), left, offers a peace pipe to Kent Frizzell, right, assistant U.S. attorney general, in a tepee at Wounded Knee, S.D., during a ceremony Thursday, April 5, 1973 ending the bloody standoff between AIM and federal authorities. Beside Wallace Black Elk, kneeling, are AIM leaders, from right: Russell Means, Dennis Banks (headband), and Carter Camp (vest). (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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GERMANY REICHSTAG FIRE
Flames engulf the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany, Feb. 27, 1933. A Dutch anarchist was arrested for arson, but Nazis blamed the Communists. Days later, Hitler used the fire as a reason to suspend civil rights and shut down opposition press and political parties. (AP Photo)

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BERLIN REICHSTAG FIRE AFTERMATH
The Reichstag, built in 1894 as the German parliament in Berlin, is shown following a fire that destroyed the building on Feb. 27, 1933. (AP Photo)

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Reichstag Fire 1933
This is an interior view of the Reichstag in Berlin after it was gutted in a fire, Feb. 27, 1933. (AP Photo)

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Germany Reichstag Fire
This is a view of the entirely destroyed tribunes of the Reichstag, Berlin, Feb. 28, 1933. (AP Photo)

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ADOLF HITLER + 2

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HITLER VIEWS FIRE DAMAGED REICHSTAG 1933
Adolf Hitler right, and his leading ministers Dr. Joseph Goebbels and Hermann Goering arrive at the Reichstag on February 27, 1933 after news that the parliament buildings were ablaze. Communists have been held responsible for the outrage, and scores of the leading reds have been arrested and civil rights were suspended. The Reichstag fire was a pivotal event in the establishment of Nazi Germany. (AP Photo) --- Adolf Hitler und seine Minister Dr. Joseph Goebbels und Hermann Goering besichtigen den Reichstag am 27. Februar, 1933 nachdem sich die Nachricht rumgesprochen hatte, dass im Berliner Reichstagsgebaeude ein Brand ausgebrochen war. Kommunisten wurden fuer den Brand fuer schuldig gesprochen, eine grosse Anzahl von ihnen wurde verhaftet und der Ausnahmezustand proklamiert. (AP)

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John Steinbeck
John Steinbeck, internationally recognized novelist since "The Grapes of Wrath" stirred a nation's conscience in 1939, talks to newsmen in the office of his publisher in New York, Oct. 25, 1962 after the announcement he had been awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize for literature. (AP Photo/Anthony Camerano)

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John Steinbeck
John Steinbeck, internationally recognized novelist since "The Grapes of Wrath" stirred a nation's conscience in 1939, talks to newsmen in the office of his publisher in New York, Oct. 25, 1962 after the announcement he had been awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize for literature. (AP Photo/Anthony Camerano)

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John Steinbeck
Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck wears earphones as he rides in an Army helicopter on December 17, 1966 in Vietnam over the central Vietnamese Highlands. The 64-year-old author came to Vietnam to "go up the rivers and into the mountains" to see it for himself. Steinbeck began his first trip to visit combat units his first field trip to visit combat units the weekend of Dec. 16, 1966. (AP Photo)

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Armored Personnel Carriers
Two armored personnel carriers wait in the darkness near Bureau of Indian Affairs headquarters on Feb. 28, 1973 in Wounded Knee. Federal marshals spent part of the day Wednesday where a group Indians have hostages (AP Photo)

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AIM Wounded Knee 1973
A unidentified Native American member of AIM sits in bunker with his rifle in front of church in Wounded Knee, South Dakota, March 2, 1973, that is still occupied by the Indians. Town of Wounded Knee is still in control of AIM. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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AIM Wounded Knee 1973
An unidentified member of AIM Native American woman sits with her rifle at ready on steps of building in Wounded Knee, South Dakota, March 2, 1973. Indians still have control of town having seized it on Tuesday. Eleven hostages they had taken were finally released. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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AIM Wounded Knee Banks Means 1973
American Indian Movement national field director Dennis Banks, right and AIM national coordinator Russell Means, confer outside the Rapid City, SD courtroom where 41 AIM members were being arraigned on riot charges, Feb. 12, 1973. All were released on bond. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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OSCAR BEAR RUNNER

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WOUNDED KNEE STAND0FF
Oscar Bear Runner stands guard as members of the American Indian Movement (AIM) set up a tepee south of Wounded Knee, S.D., March 3, 1973 for negotiations to end the standoff between AIM and federal authorities. (AP Photo)

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AIM Wounded Knee Banks 1973
Dennis Banks, one of the American Indian Movement leaders of the Oglala Sioux Indians holding Wounded Knee, South Dakota on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, March 6, 1973, tells followers that they have just begun to fight in their effort to bring about changes in the handling of Indian affairs. (AP Photo)

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CARTER CAMP

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WOUNDED KNEE STANDOFF
On March 10, 1973, more than one week after seizing Wounded Knee, S.D., and starting a standoff with federal authorities, members of the Oglala Sioux tribe march to the cemetery where their ancestors were buried following the 1890 massacre at the site. Third in line is Carter Camp, one of the leaders of the American Indian Movement (AIM). Members of the AIM were calling the government's withdrawal that day from the village outskirts a victory. (AP Photo)

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AIM Wounded Knee 1973
AIM guards continue to man roadblocks on roads into Wounded Knee, South Dakota, March 19, 1973, as talks between government and American Indian Movement leaders continue. AIM stated that they wanted to talk to the president or his emissary according to the Sioux Treaty of 1868. (AP Photo/Fred Jewell)

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George H.W. Bush

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President George H.W. Bush
U.S. President George H.W. Bush addresses the nation on February 27, 1991 from the White House Oval Office. (AP Photo)

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ALICIA KEYS

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GRAMMYS
Alicia Keys has a hard time holding the five Grammys she won backstage at the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

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