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Today in History for November 9th

USATODAY.com Saturday, 9 November 2019
Highlights of this day in history: Germans dance on top of Berlin Wall as communism crumbles in Eastern Europe; Nazis target Jews during 'Kristallnacht'; A massive blackout hits the Northeast; Poet Dylan Thomas and Actor Art Carney die. (Nov. 9)
 
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This Day in History: 'Sesame Street' Debuts November 10, 1969 'Sesame Street' was created by former public television documentary filmmaker, Joan Ganz Cooney. Cooney sought to provide programming for preschoolers that would both entertain and educate. Puppeteer Jim Henson created some of televisions...

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Germans Germans People of German descent (or citizens of Germany)

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Nazi Germany Nazi Germany Germany from 1933 to 1945 while under control of the Nazi Party

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Berlin Wall Berlin Wall Barrier constructed by the German Democratic Republic, enclosing West Berlin

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Less than a year after the Berlin Wall came down, Germany was a united country again. View on euronews

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Jews Jews Ancient nation and ethnoreligious group from the Levant

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