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Grant Memorial Poetry: "Grant"

Today’s Grant memorial poem comes from the August 4, 1885, edition of the Albany Evening Journal, where it appeared on page 2. Written the previous day as an original piece for the paper, the poem ponders the nature of greatness. 439 more words

Personalities

Churchill and Eisenhower tried to suppress Nazi appeasement plan plotted by former king

By Robert Hutton

Winston Churchill and Dwight Eisenhower tried to suppress captured Nazi documents that showed Britain’s former King Edward VIII discussing his desire for peace with Adolf Hitler, according to files newly released in London. 649 more words

News

Pictorial Reflections on July 4th Celebrations

President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared Independence Day an official federal holiday in 1941. The Fourth of July has taken on many forms in various geographic areas of the country since the first commemoration on July 4, 1777. 241 more words

Sunday morning coffee

Good morning, all. I have been thinking about Gettysburg all weekend. I was off all this past week and used the time productively to write 4500 words on my book about Civil War Era New York. 252 more words

Gettysburg

Quote of the Day

If civilization is to survive, it must choose the rule of law.

—Dwight D. Eisenhower

Politics

The Illusion of Accountability

Commentary by Chuck Montaño, author of Los Alamos: Secret Colony, Hidden Truths

Editor’s Note: Chuck Montaño, a longtime employee of Los Alamos National Laboratory, was active in the Hispanic Round Table that evolved into  Citizens for LANL Employee Rights (CLER), the group that was instrumental in fighting the lay-offs in the mid-1990s. 1,110 more words

Los Alamos National Lab

Fantastic Presidential Farewell Addresses

In my collection of books I have a Primer from Pennsylvania. I do not have it handy at this moment to give you the date on the book or the age for which the book was written but I remember reading through it knowing I was absolutely clueless on many things students from a bygone era had to know by time they graduated High School.  105 more words

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