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2014-04-16 00:20:49

On Easter Sunday morning, the over 6000 people gathered at the Lincoln Memorial for one of the nation's largest sunrise services, will pause to remember Marian Anderson's Easter concert performed in

2011-02-16 08:00:00

DETROIT, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors is providing an advance look at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, which will be dedicated on Aug. 28 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. As major contributors to the Martin Luther King, Jr.

2010-11-23 08:08:00

CHESTER, Pa., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A bronze bust of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was unveiled today in Chester's Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park. The five-foot high, 685-pound bust, installed facing the J. Lewis Crozer Library, is the creation of sculptor Zenos Frudakis.

2010-09-25 04:00:00

Bloggers to report on people's concerns in route to October 2nd national march in Washington WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With fewer than seven days before thousands of people from across the country come to Washington, D.C. to join a massive Oct.

2009-04-10 09:47:00

WASHINGTON, April 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is truly honored to celebrate the life, the talent and the legacy of world-renowned soprano Marian Anderson on this 70th anniversary of her historic concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.

2009-02-12 06:16:00

Sonic Foundry commemorates Presidents Day by featuring recent presidential webcasts MADISON, Wis., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kentucky schoolchildren will join the nation in commemorating the bicentennial birthday of Abraham Lincoln via online webcasts with Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Inc.

2009-02-02 07:00:00

Featuring Prominent Lincoln Scholars Doris Kearns Goodwin, Harold Holzer and Matthew Pinsker Live Webcast Scheduled for February 12th at 1:30pm EST WASHINGTON, Feb.

2008-09-23 09:00:03

By Martin Crutsinger Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Next year, the penny will be getting not just one new look but four of them, the first changes to the 1-cent coin in 50 years. The U.S. Mint unveiled the new designs during a ceremony Monday at the Lincoln Memorial.

2008-08-29 06:00:29

By Oren Dorell The children of Martin Luther King Jr. and a man who was there for his "I Have a Dream" speech 45 years ago said Thursday at the Democratic National Convention that Sen. Barack Obama's nomination for president is one realization of King's dream.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.