Holiday gift books can be works of art, from 'The Great War's' 24-foot panoramic drawing to a reproduction of a $9.8-million George Washington keepsake. When it comes to gift books, I find myself drawn to some unorthodox choices this year. Show More Summary
by John-Henry Westen From all of us at LifeSiteNews to all of our American supporters we wish you a truly Happy Thanksgiving. There is no more fitting post to publish on this occasion than the truly amazing first proclamation of Thanksgiving by George Washington which demonstrates the awesome foundations of this great…
Hope you all have a Thanksgiving holiday full of peace, joy, faith, and freedom. Special thanks and prayers for all our troops at home and around the world. George Washington’s First Thanksgiving Proclamation in 1789: Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of almighty God, to obey his will, to […]
In the fall of 1777, Gen. William Howe defeated Gen. George Washington’s army at Brandywine, Paoli, and Germantown and took Philadelphia, the young republic’s capital. But up north another American army captured Gen. John Burgoyne after Saratoga. Show More Summary
During an interview with TVNewser promoting his new book, George Washington's Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution, Fox & Friends co-host Brian Kilmeade said that doing the morning variety show with new co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck, who replaced Gretchen Carlson, was like doing a "brand new show."
In 1789, President George Washington issued a proclamation declaring November 26 a day of “sincere and humble thanks.” In 1863, with the Civil War raging, President Abraham Lincoln issued a presidential proclamation setting aside the last Thursday of November “as a day of Thanksgiving,” making the celebration a national holiday. Since her founding, our nation...
Mt. Vernon, Virginia (CNN) – Along a pastoral lane at George Washington's Mount Vernon estate sits a sizable wooden pen built specifically to house the two turkeys that will be "pardoned" at the White House on Wednesday. The well-appointed pen includes a small coop to protect them from weather and foxes, and an area for […]
Washington, D.C., circa 1910. "Harris, Martha. Christmas tree." The home of Harris & Ewing co-founder George Harris and wife May, with presents for daughter Martha. Harris & Ewing glass negative. View full size.
From Dave Lutz at Stifel, Nicolaus, a quick overview of what everyone is talking about today. Spoiler alert: It's very quiet. On this day in 1789, President George Washington set aside a day of thanksgiving in order to honor the adoption of the U.S. Show More Summary
Wenge Zhu, Ph.D., assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has received a $720,000 Research Scholar Grant from the American Cancer Society to identify a new pathway to regulate DNA damage repair in cancer cells, which may provide a new way to help cancer patients who are drug resistant.
Based on the interim deal reached early Sunday morning between Iran, the United States, and five other world powers, Iran will go nuclear, according to George Will. The Washington Post columnist argued that we can draw two other conclusions...Show More Summary
George Washington University alumnus Zach Dunseth removes dirt and debris from ancient wine jars while excavating the ruins of a 75-acre site in Israel that dates back to approximately 1700 B.C. Photo by Eric H. Cline/George Washington...Show More Summary
DancEthos in Concert with guests Vladimir Angelov & darlingdance American University’s Greenberg Theater Washington, DC November 16, 2013 by George Jackson copyright 2013 by George Jackson One difference between this and most other dance performances surfaced almost right away. Show More Summary
“Homage” Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company Kogod Courtyard The National Portrait Gallery^ Washington, DC November 16, 2013 at 1:30 PM by George Jackson copyright 2013 by George Jackson It's not that the choreography calls attention in any obvious way to a ceiling suspended high above the dancers. Show More Summary
Prince Georges County is about 500 square miles of green fields dotted with suburbs, located just outside Washington D.C. in Maryland. Its less than a million inhabitants enjoy nature preserves, historic reenactments, an annual blues festival and a sparkling waterfront development on the Potomac. Show More Summary
Members of the musical group and interfaith organization Heartbeat perform at the George C. Marshall Center at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on November 8, 2013. [State Department photo/ Public Domain] On November...Show More Summary
Richard J. Pierce Jr. (George Washington), Who Should Determine Whether an Agency's Explanation of a Tax Rule is Adequate?, 63 Duke L.J. ___ (2014): This essay is Professor Pierce’s contribution to the annual Duke Law Journal symposium on administrative law. The topic of this year’s symposium is "Taking Administrative Law...
Gabriel Michael, a PhD candidate at George Washington University, subjected the IP Chapter of the secret Trans-Pacific Partnership, leaked by Wikileaks last week to statistical analysis.
On Thursday, 21 November, at Longfellow House–Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site, National Park Ranger Garrett Cloer will speak on the topic “‘Town Devourer’: George Washington, Native Americans, and a Revolutionary War.”...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate passed legislation on Monday to extend for another five years a successful and popular program to combat AIDS worldwide started 10 years ago by former President George W. Bush.