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MAY 2017

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1 8 GROUP TRAVEL LE ADER T H E new wealth was a result of massive progress in tech- nology as the world began to see the power and poten- tial of the nascent World Wide Web. HISTORIC HAPPENINGS: Americans reacted in hor- ror at the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in 1995. Today, the Oklahoma City National Memorial stands on the site of the bombing as a moving trib- ute to the victims and the community members who united to recover in the aftermath of the event. PRESIDENTS AND POLITICS: Though Bill Clinton generated plenty of scandal and controversy during his two-term presidency in the '90s, his personal era, winning the Pritzker Prize for architecture in 1984. Though additional facilities have since been added to the High, the Meier building remains a central feature of Atlanta's architectural identity. POP PHENOMENON: The 1989 film "Field of Dreams" became one of the most memorable films of the decade and garnered an Academy Award nomina- tion for Best Picture. Visitors can see the farmland and baseball diamond where key scenes from the film were shot at the Field of Dreams Movie Site in Dyersville, Iowa, fulfilling the signature line "If you build it, they will come." T H E 19 9 0 s : DAWN OF THE DIGITAL AGE After the end of the Cold War, the 1990s emerged as a decade of progress and prosperity. Much of the "FIELD OF DREAMS" MOVIE SITE Courtesy Visit Dubuque Artwork by Donia Simmons

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