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If you know anything about the US propaganda campaign during World War II, you probably know about Frank Capra's brilliant Why We Fight series, with animations by the Walt Disney studio—and maybe you even know Disney's other effort, the deployment of Donald Duck for the US Treasury in "The New Spirit." (As Karina Longworth points out, the war work bailed Disney out of a financial hole, and like a lot of government-rescued businessmen, he resented it.) But Capra also did a series with the Warner Brothers animation talents, including Chuck Jones and Mel Blanc, adding Theodore "Dr. Seuss" Geisel into the mix—a series not for the general public, but for the GI, starring Private Snafu.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' Democratic presidential primary is set to shift to allocating delegates based solely on voting results, after national party leaders rejected the state's traditional "Two-Step" method that had also included post-election caucuses.

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TV Land will pull reruns of "The Dukes Of Hazzard," a television show that originally aired from 1979 to 1985 and prominently featured the Confederate flag, from its schedule, Entertainment Weekly reported on Wednesday.

A spokesman for TV Land did not say why the network will no longer play reruns of the show, but the decision follows a national debate over the Confederate flag.

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