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2011-07-27 15:16:00

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should have the ability to decide how much of their personal information is available on the Internet, as well as ample opportunities to understand the purpose for which it is used, according to members of an expert panel of industry, advocacy and government leaders at a Washington forum on Internet privacy. The forum, entitled The New Digital Profile: Managing Privacy in an Evolving, Mobile Internet, was sponsored on Tuesday...

2010-04-20 14:17:00

WASHINGTON, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies has announced that it will honor the Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition and one of America's foremost religious, political and civil rights leaders, with the 2010 Louis E. Martin Great American Award at its 40th Anniversary Gala Dinner, April 27, 2010 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Washington. Reverend Jackson will be recognized for more than a...

2010-04-20 09:08:00

WASHINGTON, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Dorothy I. Height's extraordinary life spanned nearly a full century and much of the arc that represents America's advancement toward that more perfect union that the founders envisioned. From an early age, she was an influential force in our national progress, advising presidents and other national leaders whom the vast majority of Americans know only from history books. And until just a few weeks ago, she was still very much in the...

2010-04-19 16:39:00

WASHINGTON, April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following advisory was issued today by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies: WHO: Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, Health Policy Institute, Brian D. Smedley, Ph.D., Allen A. Herman, M.D., Ph.D.; and Winifred Carson Smith, Esq. WHAT: The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Health Policy Institute will unveil a study "Following the Money: Tracking Federal AIDS Appropriations to Address...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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