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Missing Jim Henson

This week, we remember the Muppet Master, whose creations live long after him. Fortunately, we have a 1976 interview Jim Henson gave the Post in which he spoke openly about his relationship with his Muppets—and... More

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Recalling An Earlier ‘Twin Towers’

Developer Louis Horowitz, a visionary developer, created many of New York's skyscrapers, including the Equitable Building (pictured). Before the World Trade Center, his constructions were... More

The Surprisingly Normal First Lady

Betty Ford's statements were considered controversial in 1976. Yet her opinions, according to contemporary Roper and Gallup polls, were shared by the great majority of... More

Dry Facts

The Post's reporting on droughts reflect the age-old conflict: the relentless power of nature versus the unconquerable spirit of man.... More

“What a Woman!”

"What a Woman!" That's how reporter George Seldes responded when asked about Dorothy Thompson.... More

The Real Woman of the Year

Dorothy Thompson, according to author John Gunther, was, "The best reporter this generation has seen in any country, and that is not saying nearly enough."... More

The US Air Force Turns 150 Years Old?

Improbable historical fact: The first electronic communication from the earth's atmosphere was transmitted from the deck of the Enterprise to Abraham Lincoln. (Now that was... More

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