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2014-02-21 23:26:06

The Marshall Plan Speech exhibit incorporates the audio recording of Marshall’s address at Harvard Univ. in June 1947 along with the actual reading copy of his remarks and many powerful photos of the post-World War II Europe that express the devastation and suffering of millions of people. Lexington, VA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 U.S. Secretary of State George C. Marshall’s address that launched the promise of economic assistance to Europe following World War II has become a featured...

2013-09-25 12:26:42

Devyn , Winner of Oxygen's THE FACE, to Host Festivities at Harry S. Truman High School in New York on October 4 NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Smile Train, the world's leading cleft lip and palate charity, has announced that they will be joining forces with New York City schools MS 180, MS 181, Truman High School, PS 176, PS 178 and CEI's Project BOOST to celebrate World Smile Day® on Friday, October 4. Model and winner of season one of Oxygen's THE FACE, and Truman High...

2012-04-17 06:24:59

Hilary C. Pennington to receive the Harry S. Truman Award for her outstanding leadership ORLANDO, Fla., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hilary C. Pennington, Director for U.S. Education- Postsecondary Success and Special Initiatives at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, will receive the Harry S. Truman Award from the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) during the 92nd AACC Annual Convention. This year's convention will be held April 21-24 at the Orlando...

2010-08-25 14:56:10

Humans and other animals use this circuitry to make basic decisions about things like food, discounting the involvement of a specific 'moral sense' Scientists at Harvard University have found that humans can make difficult moral decisions using the same brain circuits as those used in more mundane choices related to money and food. These circuits, also found in other animals, put together two critical pieces of information: How good or bad are the things that might happen? What are the odds...

2010-02-15 13:36:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A historic meeting between the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum will take place on March 1, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. CST (UTC/GMT: Tuesday, March 2, 01:00 to 03:00), via a live videoconference/webcast. This event, presented by Webster University (www.webster.edu) and its Holden Public Policy Forum, will be a first-of-its-kind symbolic meeting between President Truman and Hiroshima since the tragic events...

2009-10-09 09:04:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, letters written by Bess Truman to her sweetheart, Harry S. Truman, are revealed by their oldest grandson, Clifton Truman Daniel, in an article in Prologue Magazine, the quarterly magazine of the National Archives. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080925/DC35252LOGO) Until now, however, there has been no public record of what Bess was writing to Harry because, Daniel reveals, his grandmother was a very...

2009-06-25 07:20:00

Maestro George Manos Recounts His Time with Truman and Compelling Musical Career NAPLES, Fla., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the few people still living who enjoyed day-to-day contact with President Harry S. Truman during his executive term, Maestro George Manos recounts becoming the personal White House Pianist to President Truman and his life in music in "The President's Pianist: My Term with Truman and My Life in Music" (published by iUniverse). "The President's Pianist" follows...

2009-05-06 14:24:00

New issue also features Harry S. Truman's 125th Birthday WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In May, the National Archives at Kansas City will open a new location in downtown Kansas City, MO, in the revitalized Adams Express Building near historic Union Station, in the heart of the city's growing cultural district. The new quarters and a special exhibit are described in the Spring 2009 issue of Prologue magazine, the official publication of the National Archives and Records...

2009-01-19 19:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When American voters were asked which past President of the United States they believe Barack Obama should model his new presidency after, they did not pick Abraham Lincoln or John F. Kennedy, or even George Washington as their top choice. They picked Ronald Reagan. According to a nationwide survey conducted by Clarus Research Group this past week, Reagan was the top choice among all voters with 26 percent, followed by Franklin Roosevelt with...

2008-12-04 18:21:11

Sources within Barack Obama's family say they expect the U.S. President-elect mother-in-law to move with her family into the White House. USA Today reported Thursday that Michelle Obama's mother, Marian Robinson, is believed to be planning to move from her native Chicago to continue her campaign-era role of helping care for the first family's two young daughters. Robinson and Michelle Obama have not officially confirmed whether the grandmother of Sasha and Malia Ann Obama will move into the...