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Haiti US Occupation 1994
Johnson Guerrier, a relative of Mirbalais' Deputy Mayor, Cadet Danzal, peeks out the front door of his home in Mirbalais, about 40 miles northeast of Port-au-Prince, Nov. 12, 1994. Danzal, a member of Aristide's coalition, was decapitated last Saturday in what his supporters say was a political murder. (AP Photo/Daniel Morel)

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USA San Francisco-Oakland Bridge
This aerial view shows the first cars, other than those of the official party, crossing the new San Francisco-Oakland Bridge after it was officially thrown open to traffic, on Nov. 12, 1936. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, sitting in Washington, pressed a button which opened the bridge for traffic. (AP Photo)

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Last Immigrant To Ellis Island 1954
Arne Petterson, the last alien to leave Ellis Island in the harbor in New York before the closing of the nation's busiest immigration station, waves from the ferry boat Ellis Island, Nov. 12, 1954. Petterson was paroled to an unidentified friend who will sponsor his citizenship. In the past 62 years some 20 million immigrants passed through the station. Petterson is a Norwegian seaman from Narvik. (AP Photo)

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Ellis Island US New York
Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants first set foot in the United States is in background as Secretary of Interior Stewart L. Udall leaves by boat after brief visit on Oct. 21, 1964. Udall announced plans to establish the Island as a national historic site. The Island, in Upper New York Bay, was closed as an immigration station in 1954 after 62 years service. (AP Photo/ John Rooney)

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PETERSON VERDICT
Aphrodite Jones, a crime writer, holds up a special edition of the Redwood City Daily News, after the announcement of a first degree murder verdict in the Scott Peterson case, outside of the courthouse in Redwood City, Calif., Friday, Nov. 12, 2004. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton First President National Women's Suffrage Association
Shown in an undated photo are head and shoulder shots of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Mrs. Stanton helped organized the world’s first women’s rights convention which met in Seneca Falls, New York in 1848. She became first President of National Women’s Suffrage Association and held that office from 1869-1890. (AP Photo)

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JOSEF STALIN
This is a Nov. 1928 photo of Soviet Premier Josef Stalin in Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo)

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WWII GUADALCANAL CASUALTY
U.S. Marines carry a wounded soldier on a stretcher thorugh the jungle in Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands in 1942 during World War II. (AP Photo)

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WWII U.S. INVASION GUADALCANAL
U.S. troops from the 160th Infantry Regiment are seen as they disembark from a landing craft during amphibious training on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, in March 1942. (AP Photo)

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WWII U.S. GUADALCANAL
U.S. Marines, with full battle kits, charge ashore on Guadalcanal Island from a landing barge during the early phase of the U.S. offensive in the Solomon Islands in Aug. 1942 during World War II. (AP Photo)

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TOJO
This is a December 1947 photo of Japanese Premier General Hideki Tojo, at an unknown location. (AP Photo)

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My Lai
CWO Hugh C. Thompson meet with newsmen after appearing before an Army hearing at the Pentagon into the original investigation of the alleged massacre at My Lai, Dec. 4, 1969. Thompson, an Army helicopter pilot, is credited with calling attention to the possibility of "unnecessary killing" of civilians in the South Vietnamese village. (AP Photo)

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William Calley, Jr.
Lt. William Calley, Jr. before entering auto in Atlanta, Georgia in 1969. The 1st lieutenant is accused in My Lai, Vietnam massacre case. (AP Photo)

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WILLIAM DOUGLAS
Justice William O. Douglas speaks April 10,1974 to a group of students at Seattle Central Community College, Seattle, Wash. Douglas graduated from Whitman College in Walla Walla, and taught high school in Yakima, before taking his law degree at Columbia University. (AP Photo/brs)

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Harold Washington
Chicago’s Mayor Harold Washington shares a moment with New Orleans Mayor Dutch Morial at New York’s Gracie Mansion, Jan. 9, 1986. Local officials from around the country met to discuss saving general revenue sharing, a federal program which funnels about $4 billion a year to local governments but is slated to die at the end of September unless President Reagan saves it. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)

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Xavier Suarez
Miami attorney Xavier Suarez hugs his wife Rita after he took a commanding lead and was named new mayor of Miami on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 1985. Suarez becomes the first Cuban born mayor in Miami’s history in his win but, his opponent, Raul Masvidal would also have had the same distinction if he had been declared the winner. (AP Photo/Raul Demolina)

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Xavier Suarez
Xavier Suarez (left) while being sworn in by Judge George Orr as Miami’s new mayor at Miami's City Hall on Nov. 13, 1985, following his defeat of Raul Masvidal in a runoff election on Tuesday. Miami’s former mayor, Maurice Ferre is at right during ceremonies. Suarez becomes the first Cuban born mayor in Miami’s history. (AP Photo/Raul de Molina)

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Emperor Akihito about
Japan's Emperor Akihito in ancient court robes leaves the throne after his enthronement on Monday, Nov. 12, 1990 in traditional Imperial rites at the palace in Tokyo. 2,500 Japanese and foreign guests witnessed his proclamation of the official accession to the Chrysanthemum throne. (AP Photo)

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Emperor Akihito
Japan's Emperor Akihito reads an address as he formally ascends to the Chrysanthemum Throne at the imperial palace on Nov. 12, 1990 in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

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PLANE CRASH
The remains of an engine from American Airlines Flight 587 is shown in the backyard of 414 B128th Street, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2001, in the Belle Harbor neighborhood of the Rockaways section of New York's Queens borough. (AP Photo/Chris Gardner, Pool)

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PLANE CRASH
New York firefighters, wearing protective jumpsuits, search through debris, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2001 at a home damaged by the American Airlines flight 587 crash Monday in the Belle Harbor neighborhood in New York's Queens borough,(AP Photo/Chris Gardner)

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PLANE CRASH
RETRANSMISSION FOR IMPROVED QUALITY--Firefighters search through debris at the scene of the American Airlines Flight 587 crash, en route from New York to the Dominican Republic, Monday, Nov. 12, 2001, in New York. (AP Photo/John-Marshall Mantel)

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PLANE CRASH
Investigators work in the backyard of a house where an engine fell Monday, Nov. 12, 2001, from American Airlines Flight 587 in the Rockaway Beach section of the Queens borough of New York. The European-made Airbus A300 en route to the Dominican Republic with 246 passengers and nine crew members aboard crashed moments after takeoff from Kennedy Airport, setting homes in the waterfront neighborhood ablaze. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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PLANE CRASH
The remains of an engine from American Airlines Flight 587 is shown in the backyard of 414 B128th Street, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2001, in the Belle Harbor neighborhood of the Rockaways section of New York's Queens borough. (AP Photo/Chris Gardner, Pool)

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