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2014-08-30 16:20:45

CULVER, Ind., Aug. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actor Hal Holbrook, a 1942 graduate of Culver Military Academy, will return to his alma mater Sept.

2014-06-25 16:24:43

Be A Part of the World's History as a Selection of Original Historic Letters and Documents Written from the Likes of John Quincy Adams, Samuel Clemens, Thomas Edison, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Jefferson,

2014-04-09 16:23:56

VIRGINIA CITY, Nev., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 4, 2014, the Comstock Foundation for History and Culture raised $15,003 for nine organizations within the Comstock Historic District.

2013-07-25 23:00:19

Cambridge House of Maryville, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a literary presentation on July 31. The community in the St.

2013-05-16 23:30:45

TheFamilyTravelFiles.com has posted five terrific storybook family vacation ideas spanning from South Dakota and Missouri to PEI, London, and Paris. Tampa, Florida

2011-11-10 13:00:00

Public Forum to be held November 10th, 2011 at the Mark Twain House in Hartford, CT Hartford, CT (PRWEB) November 10, 2011 Health

2011-06-23 16:07:00

27th Stamp in the Literary Arts Series Visit this link to view the stamp image: http://www.usps.com/communications/newsroom/2011/pr11_076.htm WASHINGTON, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acclaimed author and humorist Mark Twain is being honored by the U.S.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.