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This Week in History: October 9-15
ABC News' Jonathan Karl looks back at great moments in history, politics and pop culture.
Important Documents of Past Presidents Going to Auction
An upcoming auction will feature John F. Kennedy's notes for a 1960 campaign speech and a fragment of George Washington's draft of his first inaugural address
Royal, Switzer, spying and one hateful Red River Showdown
Forty years ago to the week, the Red River Rivalry reached its acrimonious apex. In the days leading up to the 1976 game, Darrell Royal, who had dropped five in a row to the Sooners, publicly accused Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer of spying on his practices. Royal was so mad, he challenged Switzer,
Battleground Breakdown: Where Nevada Stands in the 2016 Presidential Race
State’s Voting History in Presidential Elections Nevada's been on something of a winning streak, as it has picked the national winner for the last nine elections, dating back to Ronald Reagan 's first term. The last time the state broke with the national trend was in 1976 when it voted for
ARCHIVAL VIDEO: Ford, Carter Rendered Speechless at First Presidential Debate
Sept. 23, 1976: An audio problem interrupts the first debate between presidential candidates Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford.
The Impact of Debates? It's Debatable
With the Hillary Clinton-Donald Trump debates upon us, the quadrennial question comes begging: Do these showdowns matter? The chances for impact seem ripe this year. The two most unpopular major-party candidates in the history of ABC News/Washington Post polls are facing off. Donald Trump's
America 101: Why Do We Have Presidential Debates?
With the first debate just days away, former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau tells us why presidential debates have become so important during elections.
Democratic National Conventions: Past and Present
ABC News' Brad Mielke and Ann Compton tell us what to expect on the final night of the DNC and look back at past conventions.
Memorable Convention Moments on the RNC Floor
ABC News' Cokie Roberts, Ann Compton and Devin Dwyer talk about their most memorable moments from past conventions.