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This Day in History: Nov. 25

1963 A state funeral for Pres. John F. Kennedy is held in Washington, D.C.
1975 Suriname is granted independence by the Dutch Parliament.
1986 The White House announces that profits from the sale of arms to Iran went to the Nicaraguan contras.
2001 U.S. planes bomb a prison outside Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan where hundreds of Taliban prisoners revolt and an American CIA agent is killed, in an uprising that lasts three days.
2002 Pres. George W. Bush signs a bill creating the new Department of Homeland Security , and names Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge as secretary.


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