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At the end of 1958, the Capitol in Washington got a house-cleaning — everything from dusting signs to refreshing the paint on frescoes, like this one by Constantino Brumidi, in a room that formerly housed the District of Columbia Committee and was being readied as the office for the Senate majority leader, Lyndon B. Johnson. Photo: George Tames/The New York Times

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