“Hoover had designated twenty-six thousand individuals to be arrested and jailed in any national emergency, including Martin Luther King Jr. and Norman Mailer.”
“Between 1900 and 1940, more Jews won boxing world championships—twenty-six—than Irish, Italian, German, or African American fighters.”
“This was twenty-six years before Margaret Sanger more famously opened her first birth control clinic.”
“Alarmed by what appeared to be a great number of East Germans crossing the border daily this was before the building of the Berlin Wall, officers of the GDR conducted a study in 1956 and 1957 and found that each day, on average, some twenty-six thousand East Berlin youths attended movies and dances at the West Berlin “border theaters.””
“Nineteen of the twenty-six defendants 73 percent on federal death row under active death sentences are nonwhite, and all but one are black.”
““Fifteen unicorns, twelve griffons, twenty-six phoenixes, and five dragons,” Mountain answered promptly.”
“This blunder killed one officer and thirteen enlisted men and wounded twenty-six.”
“But as Doyne was gathering evidence at the scene of the bombing, a second and then a third bomb detonated, and at the age of twenty-six he lost both his left arm and left eye.”
“But in practice, of the twenty-six countries that made up the alliance, few would do any real fighting.”
“Awdah was also one of twenty-six Saudi clerics who in 2004 handed down a religious ruling urging Iraqis to fight the U.S. occupation.”
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