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Benny Goodman

Clarinet and swing band superstar Benny Goodman (top right) poses for a jovial shot on the steps of the U.S. Capitol on St. Patrick's Day of 1939.  Seen in the photo are (from left) Senator Joseph O'Mahoney of Wyoming, Goodman show dancer Eunice Healy, Benny Goodman, and Senator Claude Pepper of Florida.

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