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Publisher William Randolph Hearst    Publisher William Randolph Hearst
[1863 - William Randolph Hearst, newspaper publisher, born in San Francisco, California]

Musician Duke Ellington    Pianist Duke Ellington    Bandleader Duke Ellington    Composer Duke Ellington
[1899 - Edward "Duke" Ellington, musician, composer, bandleader, born in Washington, D.C.]

Emperor Hirohito    Emperor Hirohito visiting his people
[1901 - Hirohito, Japanese emperor, born in Tokyo]

Director Fred Zinneman    Director Fred Zinneman    Director Fred Zinneman
[1907 - Fred Zinnemann, Academy Award-winning director, born in Vienna, Austria]

Actor Tom Ewell    Actor Tom Ewell    Actor Tom Ewell with Marilyn Monroe
[1909 - Tom Ewell (Samuel Yewell Tompkins), Tony Award-winning actor born in Owensboro, Kentucky]

Actress Celeste Holm    Award-winning Actress Celeste Holm
[1917 - Celeste Holm, Academy Award-winning actress, born in New York City]

Actor Lane Smith    Actor Lane Smith
[1936 - (Walter) Lane Smith (III), actor, born in Memphis, Tennessee]

Dachau corpses liberated by USA at end of WW-II
[1945 - American soldiers liberate Nazi concentration camp in Dachau, Germany]

NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt    NASCAR Champ Dale Earnhardt    NASCAR Champ Dale Earnhardt
[1951 - Dale Earnhardt, NASCAR auto racer, champion, born in Kannapolis, North Carolina]

As Saigon falls - US supporters panic

[1975 - US Evacuation of Saigon]

Saigon evacuation - last helo leaving for safety?

Verse Averse

Writing prose is always in fashion.
Writing verse requires passion.
What begins as a trickle may end in a torrent.
Leaving William to wonder where his time went.

William's Whimsical Words:

Of the several hundred million Americans, how many do you suppose could name the current US Poet Laureate?

Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera

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