The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ) Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call July 24, 2014 08:00 AM EDT Executives Ed Ditmire - Investor Relations Robert Greifeld – Chief Executive Officer Lee Shavel – Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy Adena T. Show More Summary
Robert E. Lee was a kind slavemaster, certainly not the type of man who represents all that was inhumane about the Confederacy: Lee married into ownership of nearly 200 slaves at Arlington and adjoining properties. Pryor forthrightly confronts this side of Lee’s life; he disliked slavery and found it a burden, but he was no […]
Arlington House, Gen. Robert E. Lee’s last home before the Civil War began, will be restored to its 1860 appearance thanks to a donation of $12.35 million by businessman and philanthropist David M. Rubenstein, according to an announcement by the National Park Service. Read full article >>
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A Confederate flag that has been in Washington and Lee University Chapel since 1930 is being removed. A group of law-school students at the school, named for Confederate general Robert E. Lee, appealed to the university to remove the...Show More Summary
Gen. Robert E. Lee’s headquarters during the Battle of Gettysburg, a small stone house on Seminary Ridge, has never risen to the high level of interest and protection that the battlefield and other related buildings have been given.Show More Summary
Michael Korda’s superb new biography of the Confederate general, ‘Clouds of Glory: The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee,’ chisels away at the myth. You may not like what’s underneath.
Here is a fairly recent interview with Joe Glatthaar about his latest book, Soldiering in the Army of Northern Virginia: A Statistical Portrait of the Troops Who Served under Robert E. Lee, which is the companion book to his massive study of the Army of Northern Virginia. Glatthaar touches on a number of things, including […]
A 66-year-old man was sentenced Sept. 4, 2013, to state prison for the 2006 killing of his two stepdaughters in Manchester Square. Robert Lee Phillips was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the shooting...Show More Summary
On June 15th, 1864 the first burials were conducted on the grounds of Arlington House. The house and grounds had been seized by the Government from Robert E. Lee and his wife Mary Ann Curtis. The house had been built by George Washington Parke Curtis, Mary’s father and the grandson of George Washington as a […]
Comedian Lee Camp premiered a never-before-televised video of former CIA Director General David Petraeus -- who now serves as Chairman of the Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR)'s Global Institute -- introduced in front of the North Dakota National Guard by Treasurer Kelly Schmidt at an April 29 event in Bismarck, North Dakota. Show More Summary
Comedian Lee Camp premiered a never-before-televised video of former CIA Director General David Petraeus — who now serves as Chairman of the Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR)’s Global Institute — introduced in front of the North Dakota National Guard by Treasurer Kelly Schmidt at an April 29 event in Bismarck, North Dakota.
March 1955. "Peggy Lee singing into tape recorder accompanied by Sonny Burke. Soundtrack for Walt Disney CinemaScope cartoon feature Lady and the Tramp." 35mm Kodachrome by Robert Vose for Look magazine. View full size.
General Grant will have to find another way to strangle Robert E. Lee, and to do that he has to get around him.
Below is this week's list of new fantasy releases: -A Barricade in Hell by Jamie Lee Moyer -Crossroads of Twilight: Book Ten of 'The Wheel of Time' by Robert Jordan (new tpb edition) -Veil of the Deserters: Bloodsounder?s Arc Book Two by Jeff Salyards (the digital edition came out 2 weeks ago. Now the hardcover […]
From the description of a new biography of traitor in defense of slavery (although he privately opposed them both, Scout’s honor!) Robert E. Lee: In Clouds of Glory: The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee, Michael Korda, the New York Times bestselling biographer of Dwight D. Eisenhower, Ulysses S. Grant, and T. E. Lawrence, […]
Andrew McAfee, Megan McArdle, and Lee Ohanian talk with EconTalk host Russ Roberts on the future of work. Recorded before a live audience at the 33rd Santa Barbara Economic Summit, the conversation begins with each participant making a brief set of remarks on the topic. Show More Summary
On June 15th, 1864, Congress approved the use of Robert E. Lee’s estate, which overlooked the city of Washington, as a national cemetery. So began 150 of history being buried beneath those grounds. The Stars and Stripes has written a couple of articles about the history of the plantation. For example, they tell about Jim […]
Despite the star wattage films that the Cannes Film Festival books annually — and this year was no exception, with such titles as the Kristen Stewart-Juliette Binoche film Sils Maria, Tommy Lee Jones’ The Homesman and the Robert Pattinson...Show More Summary
The title track to Lee Ann Womack’s forthcoming record, The Way I’m Livin’, sounds mighty fine. Our Facebook pal Sam pointed out that the song has also been recorded by Swedish country band Abalone Dots. CMT Edge premiered Nikki Lane’s new video. Show More Summary