Nation Sep 17

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This day in history: Oprah Winfrey launches book club

Photo by Getty Images. On this day in 1996, American talk show host Oprah Winfrey introduces her television book club. According to a Fordham University marketing professor Al Greco, more than 55 million books have sold since…

Nation Sep 12

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This Day in History: Remembering Johnny Cash

Photo: Wikimedia Commons This day in 2003, singer/songwriter Johnny Cash, known as the "The Man in Black", died from respiratory failure due to complications from diabetes. He was 71 years old.

Arts Sep 11

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The NewsHour Vault: This day in history

EmbedVideo('1491', '514', '320'); Poet Billy Collins reads "The Names," his tribute to the victims of 9/11 and their family members. This video was part of the NewsHour's coverage of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

Arts Sep 09

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From the NewsHour Vault: This Day in History

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