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The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum has been capturing memories of the pandemic with a special oral history project. An event will be Wednesday August 10.
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Issey Miyake is shown at the National Art Center in Tokyo on March 15, 2016.
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Miyake defined an era in Japan's modern history, reaching stardom in the 1970s with his origami-like pleats that transformed usually crass polyester into chic.
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The Springfield International Folk Dancers are a local group that perform dances from various countries and cultures. Patti Daniels and Steve Linscott from the dance group spoke to Community Voices about the process of learning dances and how the community can participate.
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Historian David McCullough, shown here in 2013, has died at 89. He wrote extensively and compellingly about American history and won two Pulitzer Prizes.
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He wrote acclaimed books about Harry Truman and John Adams, along with the Brooklyn Bridge and the Panama Canal. He also was the authoritative voice narrating TV films such as The Civil War in 1990.
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Olivia Newton-John arrives for G'Day USA's Los Angeles Black Tie Gala January 27, 2018.
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English-Australian singer, songwriter and actress Olivia Newton-John has died at age 73. She was one of the the biggest pop stars in the 1970's and early 1980's.
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