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2014-05-27 23:06:16

NHPRC Funding will be used to complete seven-volume Marshall Papers project documenting the life and career of George C. Marshall, who was Army Chief of Staff, US Secretary of State and US Secretary of Defense. Lexington, VA (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 National Historic Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) awarded the George C. Marshall Foundation continuing support of $29,700 in the 2014-2015 year for the publication of volume 7, the final volume of The Papers of George Catlett Marshall....

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...

2011-04-02 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SUNDAY, APRIL 3: MARSHALL PLAN Profile America -- Sunday, April 3rd. One of the major programs that helped to shape history after World War II was signed into law on this date in 1948. The European Recovery Program -- far better known as the Marshall Plan, was suggested a year earlier by...

2005-12-05 15:42:23

By Paul Taylor BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain unveiled proposals for a slimmed-down EU budget on Monday and offered to pay more toward the cost of the bloc's eastward enlargement, but the plan was immediately denounced by the European Commission and Poland. British Prime Minister Tony Blair hopes the package, which cuts planned aid to the poorest new east European member states, will pave the way for a deal at an European Union summit next week and end a debilitating standoff in the...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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