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This Week in History


December 13, 2000

Former vice president Al Gore concedes the presidential election to Republican opponent George W. Bush.

December 14, 1916

France defeats Germany in World War I’s Battle of Verdun.

December 15, 1950

President Harry S. Truman proclaims a national state of emergency in order to fight “Communist imperialism.”



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