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Today in history 12-22-2020


U.S. President George H. Bush makes a point while answering a question during a press conference, Thursday, Dec. 22, 1989 in the White House Press in Washington Bush said he won’t be satisfied until Panama’s Manuel Antonio Noriega is brought Justice and that the United States will hunt him “as long as it takes.” (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

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Today in History

Today is Tuesday, Dec. 22, the 357th day of 2020. There are nine days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On Dec. 22, 2001, Richard C. Reid, a passenger on an American Airlines flight from Paris to Miami, tried to ignite explosives in his shoes, but was subdued by flight attendants and fellow passengers. (Reid is serving a life sentence in federal prison.)

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