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Jack Benny (born Benjamin Kubelsky, February 14, 1894 – December 26, 1974) was an American comedian, vaudevillian, radio, television, and film actor, and also a notable violinist. Widely recognized as one of the leading American entertainers of the 20th century, Benny played the role of the comic penny-pinching miser, insisting on remaining 39 years old on stage despite his actual age, and often playing the violin badly.

This 1959 photograph pictures President Harry Truman playing the piano, accompanied by comedian Jack Benny on his trademark violin. Photograph of President Harry S. Truman Playing the Piano While Jack Benny Plays the Violin, via DocsTeach

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. accomplished more in his 39 years of life than any man could wish to accomplish in a lifetime.

Martin Luther King Jr was born January 1929 into a life of Southern segration but would eventually be thrust into a unique position where he would become a national icon in the history of American progressivism.

Photograph of President Harry S. Truman and Mrs. Bess Truman on the Porch of Their Independence, Missouri Home , 1953

I share my place of origin with the Oregon Trail, Former President Truman, (that's about it) (Photograph of President Harry S. Truman and Mrs. Bess Truman on the Porch of Their Independence, Missouri Home ,

Work Ethic Challenged Republicans Now Claim the ACA Threatens America's Work Ethic

Now that their Obamacare kills jobs lie was discredited by the CBO's report and again in testimony to Congress, Republicans in the House of Representatives are seeking another way to call "you people" lazy freeloaders.

When they realized women were using their sacks to make clothes for their children, flour mills of the 30s started using flowered fabric for their sacks, 1939

When they realized women were using their sacks to make clothes for their children, flour mills started using flowered fabric for their sacks. The label was designed to wash out. When I was a kid our clothes were made out material from Chicken feed sacks.

August 9, 1974 – As a direct result of the Watergate scandal, Richard Nixon becomes the first President of the United States to resign from office. His Vice President, Gerald Ford, becomes president.

President Richard Nixon leaving the White House shortly before his resignation became effective, August photo by Oliver F.

A sign on this Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, automobile salvage store proudly proclaims that the place is closed because the owner, one Chester M. Jacobs, has joined the Army for the duration of the war. November 1942.

A sign on this Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, automobile salvage store proudly proclaims that the place is closed because the owner, Chester M. Jacobs, has joined the Army for the duration of the war.

Erie Zoo postmark 1967

Erie Zoo postmark 1967

Gettysburg National Cemetery, Site of the Gettysburg Address, PA

Gettysburg National Cemetery--Civil War Era National Cemeteries: A Discover Our Shared Heritage Travel Itinerary

Just think: at some point, someone thought "You know what story ought to be told in comic form? The Watergate scandal.

Titanic By the Numbers

Titanic By the Numbers Infographic - History Channel.I wonder if the new future Titanic had these similar specs.

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