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1. Boston

2. Gen. Douglas MacArthur
In his farewell speech to Congress in 1951

3. J.D. Salinger
Herman Wouk wrote the Caine Mutiny and Faulkner will win the Noble Prize for his many works.

4. Guiding Light

5. A cocker spaniel dog
Named Checkers! This was in response to the accusation that Nixon had a secret fund. He said all he had accepted was the gift of the dog.

6. Summit Mt. Everest

7. The ``double helix'' of DNA
Jonas Salk gets the credit for the polio vaccine. Researchers at Sony came up with the transistor.

8. School segregation
The Court said, "Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal."

9. American Motors

10. Burger King
C'mon. The "hold the pickle" stuff should have given it away!

11. Boxing
She made herself an expert on boxing exclusively for this show.

12. In God We Trust

13. Montgomery, Alabama

14. She began her column at the Los Angeles Times
Nope, it was the Chicago Sun-Times

15. The Wild Ones
Dean's third movie was Rebel Without a Cause.

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