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Mar 31, 2015
by W. Eugene Smith
April 1st marks the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the two-month long, bloody Battle of Okinawa. It was the largest amphibious attack in the Pacific Theater and resulted in the deaths of at least 12,000 American troops, approx. 100,000 Japanese military and between 50,000 and 150,000 Okinawan civilians.

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Mar 30, 2015
by Elliott Landy
British guitar legend Eric Clapton turns 70 years old on March 30th. More...
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Mar 19, 2015
by Bruce Davidson
On March 22nd, 1965, 300 Civil Rights demonstrators began a march from Selma, Alabama to the state capitol of Montgomery to confront local institutions which obstructed African Americans from registering to vote. Three days later, their number had swelled to more than 25,000 as they gathered at the state capitol building to listen to a speech given by Martin Luther King, Jr. and deliver a petition... More...
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Mar 13, 2015
by Susan Meiselas
Former Defense Minister of El Salvador, General Carlos Eugenio Vides Casanova, has lost his appeal to remain in the United States. The US Court of Appeals found that Casanova was responsible for, or involved in, torture and extrajudicial killing during the 1980s Salvadoran Civil War.
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Mar 5, 2015
by Marc Riboud
On March 8th, 1965, 3,500 US Marines landed north of Da Nang, South Vietnam. This action marks the beginning of greater US military commitment to the Vietnam conflict. 189,000 US personnel would arrive by the end of the year and the number would escalate to half a million by January, 1968. More...
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Feb 23, 2015
American swing and bebop trumpeter Clark Terry passed away today. (21 February, 2015.) Born on 14 December 1920, he played with Count Basie (1948–1951), Duke Ellington (1951–1959) and Quincy Jones (1960). He is among the most recorded of jazz musicians.

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Feb 20, 2015
by Magnum Photographers
February 21st marks 50 years since Malcolm X was gunned down in New York.

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