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Today's Highlight in History:
On November 20th, 1947, Britain's future queen,
Princess Elizabeth, married Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh, in a ceremony broadcast worldwide from Westminster Abbey.

On this date:
In 1789, New Jersey became the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights.

In 1910, revolution broke out in Mexico, led by Francisco I. Madero.

In 1925, Robert F. Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts.

In 1929, the radio program "The Rise of the Goldbergs" debuted on the NBC Blue Network.

In 1945, 24 Nazi leaders went on trial before an international war crimes tribunal in Nuremberg, Germany.

In 1959, the United Nations issued its "Declaration of the Rights of the Child."

In 1967, the Census Clock at the Commerce Department ticked past 200 million.

In 1969, the Nixon administration announced a halt to residential use of the pesticide DDT as part of a total phaseout.

In 1975, after nearly four decades of absolute rule, Spain's General Francisco Franco died, two weeks before his 83rd birthday.

In 1977, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat became the first Arab leader to address Israel's parliament.

Ten years ago: The Soviet Union again rebuffed President Bush's efforts to rally support for a UN Security Council resolution authorizing military force against Iraq. The space shuttle "Atlantis" landed at Cape Canaveral, Florida, after completing a secret military mission.

Five years ago: Federal employees idled during a government shutdown returned to their jobs. Olympic figure skating champion Sergei Grinkov died of a heart attack in Lake Placid, New York. BBC Television broadcast an interview with Princess Diana, who admitted being unfaithful to Prince Charles. Radio stations began airing a new Beatles recording, "Free As a Bird," which had debuted on ABC TV the night before.

One year ago: A day after violent anti-American protests in Greece, President Clinton sought to heal old wounds by acknowledging the United States had failed its "obligation to support democracy" when it backed Greek's harsh military junta during the Cold War.


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"Distrust that man who tells you to distrust."

-- Ella Wheeler Wilcox, American poet and journalist (1850-1919).



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