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Echo-1 Communications Satellite

A reflective balloon called Echo-1 was launched into space August 12, 1960. It was the first man-made satellite to reflect a signal from Earth and back. President Eisenhower participated in the first test of the communications system, sending a message that was picked up loud and clear.

Kansas City Massacre

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Tsavo Lions

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Sounds of the Times: The Lennon Sisters

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