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2014-05-15 16:25:04

Film Taken at 1937 All Star Baseball Game by Harrisburg Native Jimmie DeShong HARRISBURG, Pa., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Never before seen footage of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt walking was unveiled today at the Pennsylvania State Archives. The film was shot in 1937 by Harrisburg native and Major League Baseball pitcher James (Jimmie) DeShong on his 8mm home movie camera. Pennsylvania First Lady Susan Corbett, along with members of DeShong's family unveiled...

2014-04-10 12:27:39

Launches Research Campaign To End Premature Birth HYDE PARK, N.Y., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes unveiled a new exhibit commissioned to tell the story of its history and that of its founder - FDR - today at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, N.Y. Created to celebrate the March of Dimes 75(th) Anniversary in 2013, the exhibit includes an interactive touch screen that highlights FDR's personal struggles with polio,...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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