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Charges Against Duke Lacross Players Dropped

This Week in History – All Charges Dropped in Duke Lacrosse Case

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Photo:  After months of press attention and an irrevocable stain on the Duke athletic program, North Carolina attorney general Roy Cooper declared on April 11, 2007 in exonerating lacrosse players Reade Seligmann, David ...

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

This Week in History – Martin Luther King, Jr. is Assassinated

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Photo: Lorraine Hotel (Memphis, TN), April 4, 1968. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed outside the Lorraine Motel where he was staying; he had come there to support sanitation workers in their strike.  Today the ...

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President Reagan Shot in 1981

This Week in History – President Reagan Shot

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Featured photo above: President Ronald Reagan waves just before he is shot outside the Washington Hilton on March 30, 1981. From left are secret service agent Jerry Parr, in raincoat, who pushed Reagan into the limousine; ...

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Alcatraz closes 1963

This Week in History – Alcatraz Penitentiary Closed

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On this day in 1963, Alacatraz, the most secure prison and symbol of American justice across the nation closed down for good — heading into its retirement as a tourist hot-spot and Hollywood film set. Photo: The last ...

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Lee Harvey Oswald killed by Jack Ruby

This Week in History – Jack Ruby Found Guilty

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Photo: Lee Harvey Oswald being killed by Jack Ruby (Source: Associated Press). West Palm Beach criminal defense attorney Kelly V. Landers recalls events of significance that occurred this week in history. On March 13, 1868 ...

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Mikhail Gorbachec

This Week in History – Gorbachev Selected to Lead Soviet Union

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Mikhail Gorbachev’s  efforts to democratize his country’s political system and decentralize its economy led to the downfall of communism and the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991. Photo: Gorbachev and President ...

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Civil Rights Act of 1875

This Week in History – Civil Rights Act of 1875

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Featured Photo: Civil Rights Act of 1875 Declared Unconstitutional. In 1883, The United States Supreme Court ruled that the Civil Rights act of 1875, forbidding discrimination in hotels, trains, and other public spaces, was ...

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Battle of Iwo Jima

This Week in History – The Battle of Iwo Jima

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Featured Photo, Above: Photographer Joe Rosenthal snapping a posed shot minutes after taking the most reproduced photograph in the history of photography. The foot of Mt. Suribachi is in the background.  (Source: USMC ...

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Belva Lockwood, first women to argue before Supreme Court

This Week in History – Women Permitted to Argue Before Supreme Court

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Photo: Belva Lockwood. On March 3, 1879, Belva Lockwood was sworn in as the first woman lawyer able to practice before the United States Supreme Court, and in 1880, she actually argued a case, Kaiser v. Stickney, before the ...

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The Beatles arrive in New York, 1964.

This Week in History – Beatles Arrive in New York

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On February 7, 1964, Pan Am Yankee Clipper flight 101 from London Heathrow lands at New York’s Kennedy Airport. (Source: Creative Commons) West Palm Beach criminal defense attorney Kelly V. Landers recalls events of ...

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