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Larry Wilmore examined the latest school textbook revisions from Texas, which is eliminating references to the slave trade, Jim Crow laws, and the Ku Klux Klan — changes will affect history books in schools all across the country. Texas is a big place, Larry explained, “and the one thing Texans like more than white picket fences — is whitewashing history.”

But how to illustrate this? Larry read to a group of schoolchildren from the new book, “Goodnight Slavery.”

Conan O’Brien got a series of accidental phone calls from “Donald Trump,” who talked about his real political agenda — lying about building a wall, or watching Muslims celebrate 9/11: “What I”m selling is a twisted fantasy that a lot of sickos are, frankly, buying into.”

The Daily Show looked at the stakes of the climate summit in Paris, in a segment from correspondent Desi Lydic: “Some insist the time to avoid catastrophe is running out… others are really stupid.”

James Corden discussed the new facial hair being sported by Speaker Paul Ryan — the first speaker of the house to do so in nearly 100 years: “Incidentally, Paul Ryan is also the first politician in 100 years to have a beard that isn’t his wife.”

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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According to the affidavit filed in support of a criminal complaint, Thomas Patrick Connally, Jr. committed two violations-- threatening a federal official and sending interstate communication containing a threat to harm, both of which are felonies.

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