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Astronauts land safely in crippled Apollo 13
Apollo 13 -- By AL ROSSITER JR. -- April 17, 1970
Diana Oughton Profile -- The Making of a Terrorist
Weather Underground (Pulitzer) -- By LUCINDA FRANKS and THOMAS POWERS -- September 14, 1970
A cardinal's exile ended
Hungarian Revolution -- By CHARLES W. BELL -- September 29, 1971
A China Notebook
Nixon Visits China -- By WILBUR G. LANDRY -- September 15, 1972
The fall of Spiro Agnew
Watergate Scandal -- By MIKE FEINSILBER -- October 13, 1973
The Transformation of Patricia Hearst
Culture -- By JACK V. FOX, United Press International -- June 03, 1974
Nixon quits on TV tonight Ford to take oath Friday
Watergate Scandal -- By HELEN THOMAS -- August 08, 1974
The light flickers out in Vietnam
Vietnam: Fall of Saigon -- By LEON DANIEL -- May 09, 1975
The king is dead - and his subjects mourn
Culture -- August 17, 1977
Guyana official reports People's Temple mass suicide-murder
Jonestown -- By NIGEL CUMBERBATCH -- November 20, 1978
Iran's shah said to have agreed to give up power
Iranian Revolution -- December 30, 1978
Gas bubble halts reactor shutdown
Three Mile Island Disaster -- By ALICE Z. CUNEO -- March 31, 1979
Ayatollah denounces U.S. embassy hostages taken
Iranian Revolution -- By SAJID RIZVI -- November 05, 1979
Japan has satellite
United Press International -- February 11, 1970
First Earth Day observed in U.S.
First Earth Day -- United Press International -- April 22, 1970
S. Viets, U.S. in Cambodia
United Press International -- April 30, 1970
Tonkin Act repeal voted
United Press International -- June 24, 1970
Aswan Dam delivering full power
UPI Staff -- July 22, 1970
Jimi Hendrix dead in London
United Press International -- September 18, 1970
31 killed when airplane slams into mountain
United Press International -- October 03, 1970
'Thousands killed' in East Pakistan
United Press International -- November 14, 1970
Plane crash wipes out Marshall football team
United Press International -- November 15, 1970
Novelist commits hara-kiri
United Press International -- November 25, 1970
Ruckelshaus takes over new environment agency
United Press International -- December 02, 1970
Federal agents seeking clues to bomb explosion in Capitol
United Press International -- March 01, 1971
Death sentence decreed for Manson, 3 women
United Press International -- March 30, 1971
Mariner zips toward Mars
United Press International -- May 30, 1971
Supreme Court sets two standards for federal grants to religious schools
United Press International -- June 28, 1971
3 cosmonauts found dead by recovery crews
United Press International -- June 30, 1971
Pop star Morrison, 27, dies in Paris
United Press International -- July 09, 1971
Heart attack kills Khrushchev, 77
United Press International -- September 11, 1971
Historic London Bridge is reopened in Arizona
United Press International -- October 10, 1971
Red China gains U.N. position
Bruce W. Munn -- October 26, 1971
Duane Allman dies in collision
United Press International -- October 30, 1971
David Nolan forms Libertarian Party
1972 Election -- April 02, 1972
Baseball strike over, season opens Saturday
United Press International -- April 14, 1972
Apollo 16 lifts off
United Press International -- April 16, 1972
Rhodesia miners trapped
United Press International -- June 06, 1972
High court drops death penalty
United Press International -- June 29, 1972
Judge sentences Arthur Bremer to 63 years in prison
United Press International -- August 04, 1972
Spitz adds seventh victory, seventh world mark
United Press International -- September 05, 1972
Three POWs released by Hanoi
United Press International -- September 17, 1972
Apollo 17 words remain for next visitor
Edward K. Delong -- December 14, 1972
Nixon orders bomb resumption
United Press International -- December 18, 1972
Apollo 17 lands right on target, in great shape
United Press International -- December 19, 1972
Heavy quake in Managua
December 23, 1972
Clemente dies in crash
United Press International -- January 01, 1973
$500,000 voted for bugging probe
Watergate Scandal -- United Press International -- February 08, 1973
Hanoi releases 108 American POWs
United Press International -- March 14, 1973
Father's position may have saved his life
United Press International -- April 05, 1973
Skylab rockets off as crewmen watch
Al Rossiter -- May 14, 1973
Riggs-Court match proves male athletes are superior
Ray Means -- May 14, 1973
Secretariat: 31-length romp to glory
June 10, 1973
Niklaus wins 3rd PGA
United Press International -- August 12, 1973
'Hobbit' author Tolkien is dead
United Press International -- September 03, 1973
Peron wins Argentine election claims over half of the votes
United Press International -- September 23, 1973
Buzzing creatures take shook-up fishermen aboard blue spaceship
Culture -- October 17, 1973
Unidentified Submerged Object sighted on Pascagoula River
Culture -- November 08, 1973
Nixon signs Alaska oil pipe bill
United Press International -- November 16, 1973
President Nixon: 'I am not a crook'
Watergate Scandal -- Eugene Risher -- November 18, 1973
Psychiatrists rule homosexuality no longer 'deviate'
United Press International -- December 16, 1973
Maximum highway speed reduced to 55
United Press International -- January 02, 1974
U.N. forces take over at Suez; Israelis cheer
United Press International -- January 28, 1974
Solzhenitsyn stripped of citizenship by Russia, exiled to West
United Press International -- February 13, 1974
715 for Hammerin' Hank
Culture -- MILTON RICHMAN, UPI Sports Editor -- April 09, 1974
Apelike Lucy may solve puzzle of man
Culture -- May 20, 1974
Peron ailing, wife steps in
United Press International -- June 29, 1974
Committee votes to impeach Nixon
Watergate Scandal -- United Press International -- July 28, 1974
John Dean sentenced
Watergate Scandal -- United Press International -- August 02, 1974
Charles Lindbergh, air age hero, dies
Dan Carmichael -- August 26, 1974
Ford offers amnesty on conditional basis
Helen Thomas -- September 16, 1974
Ex-Nazi who saved Jews dies
United Press International -- October 13, 1974
Ehrlichman: 'Man deceived'
Watergate Scandal -- United Press International -- December 12, 1974
Activist Says U.S. Firms Could Help End South African Racism
Top Stories -- December 19, 1974
Rockefeller assumes VP duties
United Press International -- December 20, 1974
Hue falls, Da Nang threatened
United Press International -- March 26, 1975
Refugees flee Da Nang
Paul Vogle -- March 30, 1975
Communist blitzkrieg down coast makes Saigon increasingly jittery
Vietnam: Fall of Saigon -- United Press International -- April 02, 1975
U.S. flies Americans out of Phnom Penh
United Press International -- April 12, 1975
Saudi prince executed for slaying King Faisal
United Press International -- June 18, 1975
Ashe knocks Conners off Wimbledon perch
Culture -- July 06, 1975
Plane crash in Morocco kills all 188 on board
United Press International -- August 04, 1975
Pope designates today 'women's day' as Elizabeth Ann Seton becomes saint
Peter J. Shaw -- September 14, 1975
Big ore vessel sinks in storm
United Press International -- November 11, 1975
East Timor is invaded by Indonesia
United Press International -- December 07, 1975
Powerful bomb kills 11 at LaGuardia Airport
Wendy Wenner -- December 29, 1975
Heavy loss of life feared in earthquake
United Press International -- February 04, 1976
Witness claims Ted Bundy involved
Peter Gillins -- February 24, 1976
Howard Hughes dies; cause still unknown
United Press International -- April 05, 1976
Federal funds get okay for housing in suburbs
United Press International -- April 20, 1976
Vietnam assumes new name, Hanoi capital
Vietnam: Fall of Saigon -- UPI Staff -- July 02, 1976
Israeli forces rescue hostages
United Press International -- July 04, 1976
West Point has no frills for females
United Press International -- July 07, 1976
Comaneci, Romanians have shot at Russians
UPI Staff -- July 19, 1976
After gentle touchdown on Mars, Viking sends back 'Incredible' photos
July 20, 1976
Quake centered at pottery city
July 28, 1976
Ford gets nod as GOP standard-bearer
1976 Election -- Steve Gerstel -- August 18, 1976
China mourns death of Mao Tse-tung, 82
Charles R. Smith -- September 09, 1976
New shuttlecraft Enterprise introduced
United Press International -- September 17, 1976
Chinese bid Mao sad farewell
Charles R. Smith -- September 18, 1976
Butz resigns in wake of slur
United Press International -- October 04, 1976
Ghosts of Roman soldiers haunt ancient city of York
Culture -- By LILLIAN O'CONNELL, UPI Lifestyle Editor -- January 19, 1977
Sacramento terrorized by rapist
United Press International -- May 22, 1977
Nightclub blaze kills over 100
United Press International -- May 29, 1977
'I'll be back' says Janet Guthrie
United Press International -- May 30, 1977
3 Attack Victims Won't Testify in Unsolved Deaths
Culture -- UPI -- July 09, 1977
U.S. drops Vietnam veto
United Press International -- July 18, 1977
Voyager spacecraft is in trouble
United Press International -- August 21, 1977
Treaty ends 'gunboat diplomacy' legacy
Juan J. Walte -- September 07, 1977
One-legged farmhand dies on guillotine
United Press International -- September 10, 1977
Blacks' student leader dies in So. Africa jail
United Press International -- September 13, 1977
Opera world mourns death of Maria Callas
United Press International -- September 16, 1977
Amnesty International, 2 Irish women win Nobels
United Press International -- October 11, 1977
Members of rock band die in crash
United Press International -- October 21, 1977
Video games just a passing fad, top toy company executive says
Culture -- December 07, 1977
India jet disintegrates, 213 dead
United Press International -- January 02, 1978
District supervisors take office in San Francisco
United Press International -- January 09, 1978
Pope Paul VI dead
United Press International -- August 06, 1978
Balloon is over France
Aline Mosby -- August 17, 1978
Sadat, Begin talks underway at Camp David
United Press International -- September 06, 1978
Iran hit by earthquake
Said Rizvi -- September 17, 1978
Airliner, plane collide; 139 die in 'worst crash'
United Press International -- September 25, 1978
William Milligan: 10 personalities in one man?
Culture -- United Press International -- October 06, 1978
Polish cardinal is Pope John Paul II
United Press International -- October 16, 1978
Pope startles aides with openness
United Press International -- October 23, 1978
Moscone, Milk shot, killed
United Press International -- November 27, 1978
Bodies of five youths found
Culture -- UPI -- December 22, 1978
CIA mind-control project included assassin-making
Culture -- United Press International -- January 07, 1979
U.S., Soviets OK SALT II
United Press International -- May 09, 1979
Job racial quotas upheld
United Press International -- June 27, 1979
Anti-disco demonstration takes over Chicago White Sox game
United Press International -- July 13, 1979
Mountbatten assassinated
United Press International -- August 27, 1979
Nobel Peace Prize given to Mother Teresa
United Press International -- October 17, 1979
2 found slain in Goleta, Calif.
United Press International -- December 31, 1979
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