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WJLA, October 04, 2012

Throwback Thursday: A look back at Oct. 1-6 in history

On this week's trip down memory lane, the Russians launched a satellite, the O.J. Simpson verdict launched a frenzy and a bunch of teenagers launched a television sensation.

Oct. 5, 1947: Harry Truman makes first televised presidential speech

Now it seems like the president can't go anywhere without a camera

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