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1923: Plum Tree

Theodore Earl Butler: Autumn Plum Tree in the Artists’ Garden, Giverny, 1923

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1973: Heavy Smog

Chester Higgins: Environmental Protection Agency photo – “The George Washington Bridge in heavy smog. View toward the New Jersey side of the Hudson River” (May 1973)

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1986: Lower Manhattan

Yvonne Jacquette: A Glimpse of Lower Manhattan (Night) (1986)

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1859: Morning Over New York

Charles Herbert Moore: Morning Over New York (c. 1859)

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1966: I Am Your Greatest Fan

   I grew up in musical theater. To me, the highlight and the epitome of my life as a singer and actor and a dancer/choreographer was to star on Broadway. And as my popularity grew once [Star Trek] was on … Continue reading

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1969: The Door Said

The door refused to open. It said, “Five cents, please.” He searched his pockets. No more coins; nothing. “I’ll pay you tomorrow,” he told the door. Again he tried the knob. Again it remained locked tight “What I pay you,” … Continue reading

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1973: First Strike in Space

On December 28, 1973, the crew of Skylab 4 went on strike, shutting off radio communications with NASA ground control to protest their grueling working conditions. The three astronauts—Gerald Carr, William Pogue, and Edward Gibson—left Earth on November 16, 1973, … Continue reading

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