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This Week in History – First Live TV Broadcast from Space

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The crew of Apollo 7 transmitted the first live broadcast television aboard an American manned spacecraft. Astronauts Walter M. Schirra Jr. (on right), mission commander; and Donn F. Eisele, command module pilot; are seen ...

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Thurgood Marshall

This Week in History – First African-American Supreme Court Justice

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On October 2, 1967, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in to the Supreme Court, becoming the first African American justice in U.S. history.  He also led the charge for integration in public schools in Brown v. Board of Education. ...

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Kennedy vs. Nixon

This Week in History – First Televised Presidential Debate

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CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) motion picture of the first presidential debate between Senator John F. Kennedy and Vice President Richard M. Nixon from CBS studios, Chicago, Illinois. West Palm Beach criminal defense ...

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Wild Bunch

This Week in History – First Robbery by Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

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Photo, front row left to right: Harry A. Longabaugh, alias the Sundance Kid, Ben Kilpatrick, alias the Tall Texan, Robert Leroy Parker, alias Butch Cassidy; Standing: Will Carver, alias News Carver, & Harvey Logan, alias ...

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Signing the US Constitution

This Week in History – The US Constitution is Signed

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Featured Photo: Signing the Constitution, September 17, 1787 in Philadelphia, is one of the most significant events in American history — establishing the many freedoms we the people enjoy today (Source: The Wall ...

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This Week in History – Terrorist Attack Kills Over 3,000 on 9/11

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First responders on September 11th, 2001 showed us that even during the darkest hours, humanity can shine incredibly bright. West Palm Beach criminal defense attorney Kelly V. Landers recalls events of significance that ...

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

This Week in History – Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have A Dream” Speech

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In his speech MLK Jr. spoke about how even after 100 years of the Emancipation Proclamation (Lincoln’s declaration giving the remaining slaves their freedom) passed, we still didn’t have equality in America. West Palm ...

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Suffragists in NYC

This Week in History – Women’s Right to Vote

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Photo (above): Women’s suffragists parade in New York City in 1917, carrying placards with signatures of more than a million women. (Source: The New York Times) West Palm Beach criminal defense attorney Kelly V. Landers ...

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This Week in History – “Son of Sam” Arrested in 1977

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Featured photo, above: New York Daily News, August 10, 1977, the day before David Richard Berkowitz is caught and arrested. Berkowitz, known also as the Son of Sam, is an American serial killer convicted of a series of ...

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Aug. 1, 1981 - MTV began broadcasting

This Week in History – MTV Began Broacasting

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West Palm Beach criminal defense attorney Kelly V. Landers recalls events of significance that occurred this week in history: On August 1, 1876, former lawman “Wild Bill” Hickock was fatally shot in the back while ...

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