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Address to civil rights marchers by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 28, 1963 I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five...
Sun-SentinelSept. 18: Envelopes containing letters and granular substances are sent to NBC News in New York and the New York Post. Both are mailed from Trenton, N.J. Sept. 22: Editorial page assistant at New York Post who opens letters to the editor notices...
Tags: Labor Markets, Christopher Dodd, Travel, Health, Tom Daschle
The month of February recognizes the history of African Americans in America. Black History Month began in 1926 when Dr. Carter Woodson let a crusade to not only recognize black history, but bring it into the mainstream's consciousness. Celebrating...
South Florida ParentingLong before Washington, D.C., existed, the shores of the Potomac were divided into plantations owned by wealthy traders and gentleman farmers. Mount Vernon -- just 16 miles from Washington -- was a plantation George Washington inherited and lived in...
Political WriterAt age 20, Mark LaFontaine found himself in the western Pacific as a seaman apprentice aboard the Coast Guard cutter Basswood. And then his shipmates figured out he was gay. LaFontaine said he was discharged after a months-long journey through the...
February 28: Author - Ariel Sabar, Heart of the City: Nine Stories of Love and Serendipity on the Streets of New YorkWGN NewsAriel Sabar To purchase a copy of the book: Heart of the City: Nine Stories of Love and Serendipity on the Streets of New York "The couples in this book hail from across America and the world. Most don't live in New York City. Some never did. What...
WGN NewsJohn Duffy www.drjohnduffy.com To purchase a copy of the book: The Available Parent: Radical Optimism for Raising Teens and Tweens Events: May 13 7:00 p.m. The Book Stall at Chestnut Court 811 Elm Street Winnetka May 19 7:00 p.m. Next Chapter...
Tags: WGN, Philosophy
KTLA NewsSAN BRUNO, Calif. -- Pacific Gas & Electric Co. will pay San Bruno $70 million in restitution for the pipeline rupture that killed eight people and destroyed dozens of homes in September 2010, the utility and city said Monday. "This money will be used...
CNNORANJESTAD, Aruba (CNN) -- A Maryland man, detained in Aruba in connection with the disappearance of an American woman, filed an appeal Monday to a recent ruling keeping him behind bars for another 60 days. Gary Giordano's lawyer said the appeal...
Back in 1963, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his now famous "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington, the National Mall overflowed with people who'd traveled from near and far seeking equality for all Americans. Almost a half-...
In 1861 Carleton Watkins took the definitive picture of Yosemite Valley from the aptly named Inspiration Point. The sheer granite wall of El Capitan, as sharp as if cut with a cleaver, fills one side of the photo. A rising tier of rock monoliths marches...
Tags: Petroleum Industry, Artists, Arts and Culture, Nature, Arts
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