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1957: First Nuclear Chain Reaction in Germany  
In the early 1950s, nuclear energy was heralded as the dawn of a new era. Uranium was seen a symbol of inexhaustible energy. The first UN conference on the peaceful use of nuclear energy was held in Geneva in the mid fifties. The Americans unexpectedly offered to pay every industrialized nation that built a nuclear reactor a subsidy of US$ 350,000.

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1932: Louis Malle
1985: German Astronauts in Space
30.10.2014 Security deteriorates as protests spread across Burkina Faso
Ire over a planned change to Burkina Faso's constitutional amendment has sparked widespread protests. Government buildings have come under attack - including parliament - as have national broadcasters.
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Which of the following films was NOT directed by Louis Malle?
  Lift to the Scaffold
  Zazie in the Underground