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IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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CAMILLE
BOHANNON


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On this day in 2001, President Bill Clinton escaped indictment by surrendering his Arkansas law license for five years and admitting
that he made false statements under oath about his affair with
Monica Lewinsky.

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A twelve-year-old Dolly Parton.

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       Dolly Parton at Sevier High School.  

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Dolly Rebecca Parton is 73 years young today.


Country singer Dolly Parton has released twenty-six #1 Billboard hits,
including "Jolene," "Coat of Many Colors," and "9 to 5." Parton’s music
includes 25 Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)-certified
gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards.

She grew up alongside eleven brothers and sisters in a one-room cabin
in Appalachia, Tennessee where she learned to sing at church.

She received the nickname The Queen of Country Music after releasing
more #1 hits than any other country singer in U.S. history. Dolly is one
of only seven female artists to win the Country Music Association’s
Entertainer of the Year Award and has received 47 Grammy nominations.


Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton in 1969.

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MIKE GRACIA

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On this day in 1789, the first United States presidential election was 
held and George Washington won with a unanimous vote.The above painting depicts Washington giving his first inaugural speech.

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President Clinton went on trial before the Senate on this day in 1999,
only the second time in
U.S. history that an impeached president had gone to trial. Clinton was later acquitted of perjury and obstruction of justice charges.

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Bill Clinton emphatically denying having an affair with former
White House intern Monica Lewinsky.

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Bill Clinton during his grand jury deposition
in August 1998.

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THE NEWS THAT MADE HISTORY

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ED DONAHUE

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On this day in 2000, the
U.S.
Supreme Court found that the recount
ordered by the Florida Supreme Court in the 2000 U.S. Presidential election was unconstitutional. U.S. Vice President Al Gore (below) 
conceded the election to Texas Gov.
George W. Bush the next
day.

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President-elect George W. Bush (left) meets with Vice President Al
Gore following the election.







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TIM MAGUIRE

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Slobodan Milošević (August 20, 1941 – March 11, 2006) 


The United Nations war crimes tribunal in The Hague issued a sweeping
new indictment on this day in 2001 of the former Yugoslav president,
Slobodan Milosevic, charging him with genocide in connection with the
war in Bosnia in 1992-95.

In its third and gravest indictment, the tribunal charged that Milosevic
”participated in a joint criminal enterprise, the purpose of which was
the forcible and permanent removal of the majority of non-Serbs from
large areas of the Republic of Bosnia-Herzegovina.”

The former Yugoslav president died in his prison cell of a heart attack,
a few months before the verdict was due for his four-year trial.

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The first edition of "Life" was published and hit the newsstands on
this day in 1936. It featured a cover photo of the Fort Peck Dam by
Margaret Burke-White. The 466,000 print run immediately sold out.
  
Photographs published by Life magazine became some of the most recognizable images of U.S. and world events in the 20th century.

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John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson won the election 
on this day in 1960, defeating incumbent Vice President and  
Republican nominee Richard Nixon, who would later go on
to be the 37th President of the United States.
This was the
first election in which all fifty states participated, and the
last in which the
District of Columbia
did not.

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Newley elected President John F. Kennedy meets
with Richard M. Nixon following the election.

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On this day in 1966, Ronald Reagan was elected to his first term as Governor of California with 57.65% of the vote. He left office in 1975, declining to run for a third term.

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