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This Week in History for Aug. 2-7

By Staff | Aug 1, 2020
Sen. Joseph Biden, D-Del., holds a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, August 7, 1986. Supporters of William H. Rehnquist's nomination to be chief justice disclosed records that showed a home Biden lived in for three years had a deed barring ownership to blacks, similar to a deed from Rehnquist's' home. (AP Photo/Lana Harris)
Democratic presidential candidate Walter Mondale stands with Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY), campaign co-chairman, outside the Mondale home in North Oaks, Minn., Aug. 6, 1984, before meeting with several other congressman. (AP Photo/Barry Thumma)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, waves to well-wishers from the balcony of Clarence House, in London, on Aug. 4, 1989, during celebrations marking her 89th birthday. Hundreds of children were allowed through crowd barriers to present the Queen Mother with flowers and birthday greetings. (AP Photo/White)
Pope Paul VI reaching out to caress altar boys during a visit he paid to the tiny village of Frattocchie half way between his summer residence and Rome on Aug. 2, 1978. (Ap Photo)


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