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Hour B, Segment 5
The History Book
Feb. 25, 1870—Hiram R. Revels, R-Miss., becomes the first black member of the United States Senate.
Feb. 25, 1913—The 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving Congress the power to levy and collect income taxes, is declared in effect.
Feb. 23, 1991—President George H.W. Bush announces the beginning of an allied ground offensive against Iraqi forces.
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