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IT WAS IN THE NEWS ON THIS DAY

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Rob Reiner, Jean Stapleton, Carroll O'Connor and Sally Struthers (from left) (baby is unidentified; possibly Jason or Justin Draeger)

Original run on CBS: January 12, 1971 to April 8, 1979.

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IN THE NEWS ON THIS DAY

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Sandy Kozel

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IN THE NEWS ON THIS DAY

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‘’THE GREAT SOCIETY’’ DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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The goals of “The Great Society” were outlined by President Lyndon B.
Johnson in his State Of The Union Address.

Note: President Truman gave the first televised State of the Union in 1947.

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STAMPS INTRODUCED ON THIS DAY IN 1893

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The 2¢ Landing of Columbus is the most common stamp of the Columbian
Issue.

Often cited as the world’s first commemoratives are the sixteen stamps of the
United States Columbian Issue, produced to help celebrate the World Columbian
Exposition
in Chicago honoring the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s
arrival in the New World in 1492. The stamps are today highly prized by collectors.

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The $1 stamp is included in the US issue of commemoratives introduced
in 1893.

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