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1970: Willy Brandt Falls to His Knees  
When do people normally kneel? Catholics kneel in humility towards God, a groom kneels in front of his bride, the accused when begging for the Emperor's mercy. Willy Brandt, the first Social Democrat Chancellor of the Federal Republic of German fell to his on December 7, 1970 as an act of reverence towards the Jews murdered by Germans in the Warsaw Ghetto.

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Who was Nefertiti?
  An African singer
  An Egyptian queen
  An Indian prince
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