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Nov. 29, 1943: The ‘Big Three’ -- Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill -- meet in Tehran to discuss fate of post-war Germany.

Stalin to Churchill – ‘Let’s shoot top 50,000 Germans’

Presently Elliott Roosevelt, who had own out to join his father, appeared at the door, and somebody beckoned him to come in. He therefore took his seat at the table. He even intervened in the conversation, and has since given a highly coloured and extremely misleading account of what he heard. Stalin, as Hopkins recounts, indulged in a great deal of “teasing” of me, which I did not at all resent until the Marshal entered in a genial manner upon a serious and even deadly aspect of the…

Kids in Jamaica

David Bowie’s 1976 arrest for pot possession birthed the greatest mugshot in history

Cops busted 29-year-old Bowie, his buddy Iggy Pop and [a couple of ladies] at 2:25AM in The American Rochester Hotel following a concert in town.

Frank Sinatra getting out of a helicopter with a drink in his hand.

David Bowie’s 1976 arrest for pot possession birthed the greatest mugshot in history

Cops busted 29-year-old Bowie, his buddy Iggy Pop and [a couple of ladies] at 2:25AM in The American Rochester Hotel following a concert in town.

The happiest of days...

The happiest of days...

Women in the 1950s

David Bowie’s 1976 arrest for pot possession birthed the greatest mugshot in history

Cops busted 29-year-old Bowie, his buddy Iggy Pop and [a couple of ladies] at 2:25AM in The American Rochester Hotel following a concert in town.

Audrey Hepburn (1953)

David Bowie’s 1976 arrest for pot possession birthed the greatest mugshot in history

Cops busted 29-year-old Bowie, his buddy Iggy Pop and [a couple of ladies] at 2:25AM in The American Rochester Hotel following a concert in town.

Young Harrison Ford

David Bowie’s 1976 arrest for pot possession birthed the greatest mugshot in history

Cops busted 29-year-old Bowie, his buddy Iggy Pop and [a couple of ladies] at 2:25AM in The American Rochester Hotel following a concert in town.

Michael Caine

David Bowie’s 1976 arrest for pot possession birthed the greatest mugshot in history

Cops busted 29-year-old Bowie, his buddy Iggy Pop and [a couple of ladies] at 2:25AM in The American Rochester Hotel following a concert in town.

Jimi Hendrix watching Ravi Shankar at the Monterey Pop Festival. (1967)

David Bowie’s 1976 arrest for pot possession birthed the greatest mugshot in history

Cops busted 29-year-old Bowie, his buddy Iggy Pop and [a couple of ladies] at 2:25AM in The American Rochester Hotel following a concert in town.

Kids in Chicago (1941)

David Bowie’s 1976 arrest for pot possession birthed the greatest mugshot in history

Cops busted 29-year-old Bowie, his buddy Iggy Pop and [a couple of ladies] at 2:25AM in The American Rochester Hotel following a concert in town.

Paul McCartney and Mick Jagger on a train to Bangor. (1967)

David Bowie’s 1976 arrest for pot possession birthed the greatest mugshot in history

Cops busted 29-year-old Bowie, his buddy Iggy Pop and [a couple of ladies] at 2:25AM in The American Rochester Hotel following a concert in town.

Brigitte Bardot looking over Pablo Picasso’s shoulder at his studio. (1956)

Brigitte Bardot looking over Pablo Picasso’s shoulder at his studio. (1956)

Joe Biden | Portland, Ore. | October 2014

Joe Biden | Portland, Ore. | October 2014