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Michelle & Carla!!

Rest of day one. I did attend a very nice session on increasing communication with faculty, so some work did occur. However, today is opening session and the keynote speaker is Michelle Obama! 241 more words

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Today in History - June 22 | Library of Congress

Houdini, King of Handcuffs
— Read on www.loc.gov/item/today-in-history/june-22

Legendary magician and escape artist Harry Houdini married Wilhelmina Beatrice Rahner on June 22, 1894.

When they met, she was performing as one of the… 130 more words

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Today in History - June 22

Today in History – June 22

Legendary magician and escape artist Harry Houdini married Wilhelmina Beatrice Rahner on June 22, 1894. Continue reading.

On the evening of June 22, 1912, former President Theodore Roosevelt asked his supporters to leave the floor of the Republican National Convention in Chicago. 21 more words

Remembering Goodness

The American administration’s zero tolerance on their southern border is a full frontal assault on human decency. We have seen the haunting, harrowing images – children being forcibly removed from their parents and incarcerated in deplorable conditions with total contempt for their physical and mental well-being. 366 more words

Convention On The Rights Of The Child

How to Balance NPS Stamps and Friendship

Ah, where to begin on my adventure to Washington D.C? Since we were headed there for a friend’s wedding, a big group of us decided to hit up our nation’s capital for a long 5-day weekend. 603 more words

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Saved for Everybody

The Library of Congress was established in 1800.  Initially, it was conceived as a resource for members of Congress only.  However, over time, its contents became available to officials of the government, and, occasionally, the public.  244 more words

Today in History - June 21

Today in History – June 21

On June 21, 1934, Samuel Herman Gottscho snapped this photograph of the north facade of the Nebraska state capitol in Lincoln, Nebraska. 49 more words