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Ten years ago: The Rev. Jerry Falwell, responding to comments by Jim Bakker, denied hoodwinking Bakker into giving up control of the PTL ministry.

Five years ago: The 12-nation European Community imposed trade sanctions on Serbia to stop its interference in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

One year ago: Russian President Boris Yeltsin negotiated a cease-fire to the war in Chechnya in his first meeting with the rebels’ leader.


 
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Barbara Bush was ‘first lady of the greatest generation’

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updated  Barbara Bush was remembered as the “first lady of the greatest generation” during a funeral Saturday attended by four former U.S. presidents and hundreds of other people who filled the church with laughter as much as tears, with many recalling her quick wit and devotion to family.