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Following acquittal by the Senate on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice, President Clinton accepted responsibility for "the great burden" his words and deeds had visited on the nation and Congress.
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Some Democratic activists are pushing House leaders to begin impeachment proceedings against President Trump. 

A billboard placed on Route 7 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
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A billboard on Route 7 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, has prompted new charges of sexual child abuse that allegedly took place decades ago. 

Historian Samuel Kassow authored "Who Will Write Our History," and teaches at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.
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A new documentary film, called "Who Will Write Our History," is based on a book by Samuel Kassow, who teaches at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

The Sojourner Truth Memorial statue in Florence, Massachusetts was designed by Thomas Jay Warren and unveiled on October 2, 2002.
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January 21 marks the day Americans celebrate the birth of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. 

On a brisk winter day, Stephen Puleo, author of Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919, gestured towards the spot where a tank in Boston's North End burst, releasing a tsunami of hot molasses into the streets 100 years ago, on January 15, 1919.

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