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2014-08-14 12:24:56

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Register now for an exciting line up of historical storytelling education programs this fall at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University. The free programs are for youth and adult learners and are offered in a variety of formats, including on site and through distance learning. "We're looking forward to presenting a variety of great educational programs this semester, including new...

2014-07-03 23:04:22

Colin Powell tops the list as the most admired American in the United States according to a poll commissioned by the community service organization Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) in celebration of the 4th of July holiday. In a poll of 1,650 registered voters George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Bill Gates, Billy Graham, Clint Eastwood, Michelle Obama and Maya Angelou followed closely. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Colin Powell tops the list as the most admired American in the United...

2014-07-01 04:21:24

Would want Thomas Jefferson and Ben Franklin in politics today among signatories of Declaration NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's that time of year: barbeques are lighting up and pool parties are underway as Americans gather to celebrate Independence Day and the founding of the United States. And, combining these two things somewhat, when it comes to which recent President Americans would like to have helping out on the grill, almost three in ten (28%) say they would most...

2014-06-25 16:24:35

The Bowling Industry Welcomed Former Two-Term President and Texas Governor Who Spoke with Attendees at the Premier International Convention ORLANDO, Fla., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A milestone in the 3,000 year history of bowling was made today when former U.S. President George W. Bush stepped to the stage at the 2014 International Bowl Expo (IBE). The Bowling Proprietors' Association of America (BPAA) invited the two-term president and former Texas governor to participate in a...

2014-05-21 16:24:36

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation's active-duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families from Memorial Day...

2014-05-09 16:22:54

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several staff members and a volunteer from the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University were recently honored with awards from the Archivist of the United States. The awards were presented for outstanding volunteer service and for completing a major museum collections inventory project. Carol Dunham won the Weidman Outstanding Volunteer Service Award, which annually recognizes the work of...

2014-03-26 16:24:22

Highlights include exclusive Town Hall with Governor Jeb Bush; reflections on the Bush Administration's foreign and domestic policies; discussions on the future of technology and government; special performance by country music artist Clay Walker COLLEGE STATION, Texas, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The George Bush Presidential Library Foundation announced programming and entertainment details today of its Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the George H. W. Bush Presidency at the Bush...

2014-03-25 12:23:02

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Learn about the history, pioneers and technological advances of the offshore drilling industry at a new interactive exhibit "Offshore Drilling: The Promise of Discovery" on display March 31, 2014 through Feb. 1, 2015 at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140325/DC90220 The exhibit focuses on the history, current developments and future of...

2014-02-06 20:23:15

DALLAS, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President George W. Bush shared stories behind some of the most personal and defining moments of his presidency during a candid conversation on Thursday before a record-setting crowd of 1,200 at a promotional products trade show in Dallas hosted by the Advertising Specialty Institute. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140206/DC60981) "History will ultimately judge whether I made the right decisions or not," Bush said about...

2014-02-01 16:20:26

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, Feb. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- R.G. Barry Corporation (NASDAQ: DFZ) Chairman of the Board Gordon B. Zacks, the globe-trotting businessman, author and lecturer who grew the small company founded by his parents into the world's largest developer and marketer of soft, washable slippers, died today at his Bexley home following a brief illness. He was 80. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140201/CL57230 ) Mr. Zacks joined his family's business in 1955 after...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.