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Today in History for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

...broke out in Indochina as troops under Ho Chi Minh launched widespread attacks against the French.In 1950, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower was named commander of the military forces of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.In 1961, former U.S...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/today-history
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Today in History

...accused of committing treason against Queen Elizabeth I. (Mary was beheaded in February 1587.)In 1890, Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th president of the United States, was born in Denison, Texas.In 1908, the E.M. Forster novel "A Room...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-14/today-history
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Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...Today's Highlights in History:On Dec. 15, 1944, the U.S. Senate approved the promotions of Henry H. Arnold, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur and George C. Marshall to the five-star rank of General of the Army and the nominations...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-15/today-history-monday-dec-15-2014
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Letter to the Editor: David vs. Goliath

...us - the ordinary citizens. At critical times in our nation's history, leaders such as Teddy Roosevelt and Dwight D. Eisenhower warned us that it was dangerous to let giant corporations have too much power. More recently, Jay Hammond, Wally...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-07/letter-editor-david-vs-goliath
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Former Alaska territorial governor dies at 94

...according to Gore.A well-known, July 1, 1958, photograph by the AP shows Stepovich standing between President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Interior Secretary Frederick Seaton. Stepovich is flashing a broad smile and holding a newspaper with a banner...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-16/former-alaska-territorial-governor-dies
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This day in History: Aug. 21

...Leon Trotsky died in a Mexican hospital from wounds inflicted by an assassin the day before.In 1959, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed an executive order making Hawaii the 50th state.In 1961, country singer Patsy Cline recorded the Willie...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-08-21
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Higher taxes may not hammer dividend stocks

...from higher taxes by rewarding them with higher dividends, according to a Goldman Sachs report.In 1960, when Dwight D. Eisenhower was president, rich Americans paid a tax on dividends as high as 91 percent because that was the top marginal...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-11-18/higher-taxes-may-not-hammer-dividend-
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This Day in History

...destroyed by fire. In 1949, four men escaped from the Fairbanks jail by sawing through the bars. In 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Alaska Statehood Bill into law. In the nation In 1846, U.S. annexation of California was proclaimed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070703/loc_history.shtml
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This Day in History

...slapped a private at an army hospital in Sicily, accusing him of cowardice. Patton was later ordered by Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower to apologize for this and a second, similar episode. In 1980, closing ceremonies were held in Moscow for the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080303/loc_history.shtml
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This Day in History

...1950, Omar N. Bradley was promoted to the rank of five-star general, joining an elite group that included Dwight D. Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur, George C. Marshall and Henry H. "Hap" Arnold. In 1964, the musical "Fiddler on the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092206/loc_20060922022.shtml
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