But her influence is immense. If Winfrey says she’s going to stop eating hamburgers, cattle shares drop.
On June 17, 1972 five men were arrested for breaking and entering for into the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate complex. It led to the resignation of the US President Richard Nixon.
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Moscow still oppose the plan to deploy the missile battery in Poland and the early-warning radar in the Czech Republic. But now Kremlin has the proposal for the White House.
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But of course you may argue the Marshall plan also contributed to the division of Europe. The European Recovery Program was announced 60 years ago in speech of of Secretary of State George Marshall. The plan was named after him.
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Jack Kevorkian is the American doctor who helped, by his own count, 130 people end their own lives. He was found guilty of second-degree homicide in 1999 and just released from prison on parole.