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2012-11-28 12:24:56

Newsmaker: Jared Genser and Judy Gross WASHINGTON, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The following is being released by National Press Club: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) DATE: Friday, Nov. 30TIME: 10 a.m. PLACE: National Press Club, 529 14(th) St. NW, Washington, DC, Zenger Room Alan Gross is a U.S. Agency for International Development subcontractor who was imprisoned in Cuba three years ago as he implemented a program to connect the Jewish...

2012-02-23 16:24:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Greater Washington has launched a nationwide online petition drive to garner thousands of signatures for the goal of securing the release of Alan Gross from Cuban prison on humanitarian grounds. The petition humbly appeals to Pope Benedict XVI to take the necessary efforts to obtain Alan Gross' release during his upcoming visit to Cuba on March 26-28, 2012. The petition is located at:...

2011-11-03 10:07:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- December 3, 2011 marks the two-year anniversary of the incarceration of American Alan Gross in Cuba. Beginning next Monday, November 7th, the Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington (IFC) and The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Greater Washington will hold a series of Monday scheduled vigils outside the Cuban Interests Section (2630 16th Street NW, DC) to call for the immediate and unconditional release of Alan Gross...

2011-09-19 14:34:00

Simultaneous Vigils to Take Place at Cuban Interests Section (DC) & Cuban UN Mission (NYC) with Gross Family ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Interfaith leaders will gather in prayer and solidarity in DC and New York on Friday, September 23, at 9:30 am and call for Alan Gross' immediate freedom from Cuba on humanitarian grounds. The simultaneous vigils will take place at the Cuban Interests Section in DC and in New York at the Cuban UN Mission. Members of...

2010-11-08 15:27:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The general membership of the Medical Advertising Hall of Fame voted to induct three individuals at their Annual Awards Dinner to be held February 8, 2011 at the Pierre Hotel in New York. This year marks the induction of one of the first woman partners in a major medical agency, Jane Townsend, and - with the induction of her husband Alan Gross - the first time that a husband and wife are being inducted at that same time. The 2011 inductees into the...

2008-04-23 06:00:23

By Little, Joseph This article examines the role of the liquid drop analogy in George Gamow's theory of nuclear structure and his subsequent derivation of nuclear energy. It argues that the correspondences constituting the analogy served distinct but cooperative ends, requiring Gamow to posit a relatively simple nuclear geometry that set him apart from his contemporaries, mostly shell theorists, and led to his successful derivation of nuclear energy in the fall of 1928. Analogy has long...