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Sir William Blackstone Statue

Being on leave from work for the past several weeks, first for the holidays and then unexpectedly for personal reasons, has made me miss my lunchtime excursions to explore the city.  326 more words

D.C.

A precedent-breaking inauguration

On January 20, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt made history by being the first President to be inaugurated for a third term. 412 more words

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Uncomplicated thoughts: America

So very proud.

Photographs by Facebook friend, Fe Caces.  Thank you Fe for sharing your talent. 15 more words

Cluttered Closet

J. Franklin Jameson: the Father of the National Archives

Today’s post comes from Elle Benak from the National Archives History Office.

On December 28, 1954, the American Historical Association dedicated a plaque to J. Franklin Jameson, noting his “persistence and wise guidance” in establishing the National Archives. 506 more words

National Archives History

Armed person arrested near White House, lockdown lifted

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service says a man with a firearm walking near the White House led authorities to briefly lock down the property as a precaution. 86 more words

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Politics in America 30: Inauguratin'

P F Sneaze, now The Great Man, stepped up to the plate. It was his turn at bat. Would he hit a home run or would he just bunt? 511 more words

Politics In America

Weekend East City Event Round Up: October 13 – October 15

Thursday, October 13

 

Torpedo Factory Art Center – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Celebrate Day of the Dead with live music, silkscreening, and gallery receptions. … 388 more words