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Ford Contributes $1 Million Donation to Help Build Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Ford has announced that the company will donate $1 million to help build the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, which is devoted to exploring and documenting American history through an African American lens. 259 more words

Sames Ford Corpus Christi

Of Winters Court, Milhous, And Me

by James Knauer

Overture

For everything, there is a first time, Mr. Saavik.”  Captain Spock.

These matters concern my real life experiences as a television addict during the years 1973 to 1977. 2,539 more words

Politics

Economy: Milton Friedman and Capitalism

Dinner Topics for Thursday

Video: Milton Freedman on Greed

From Rush Limbaugh Radio Show

One sound bite is two minutes of Milton Friedman schooling Phil Donahue and his audience in greed and capitalism and virtue.  829 more words

Dinner Topics

[Intermezzo] Wherein I Offer You a Few Disjointed but Heartfelt Memories of My Dead Friend Frank on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Dear World,

Frank died at 87 1/2 years old. Picture this: When he was a tow-headed little boy, just a toddler, his parents dressed him in short pants and a striped shirt and posed him on the hood of the family Model T, grinning. 1,139 more words

Writers

First Night Design reblogged this on First Night History and commented:

A touching tribute to a man who fought in WWII and Korea.

Lollapalooza

This strange word has done a lot of travelling in the past century. This is from Bob Stanley’s Yeah, Yeah, Yeah.

It was chosen as the title for Janes’s Addiction’s farewell tour in 1991, which was more like a festival, with a wide selection of guest performers such as Siouxie and the Banshees, Nine Inch Nails, Ice-T and Shaolin Monks. 67 more words

English History

Guest Post: Teaching and the Problem with Parties in the Early Republic

Mark Boonshoft is a PhD candidate at Ohio State University. His work focuses on colleges and academies, especially the networks forged in them, and their  828 more words

Commentary

sandvick reblogged this on DailyHistory.org and commented:

Mark Boonshoft has a guest blog at The Junto where he discusses the difficulties of explaining the intricacies of political parties during the Early Republic to students. It is difficult for modern student to understand the fluidity of political parties during this period. Like Boonshoft, I have also witnessed the puzzled looks on students' faces during these discussions.

Nixon and Breeding Pandas

President Richard M Nixon was a world leader who had to keep on top of many things but his interest in pandas comes as a surprise. 6 more words

Environment