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2015-01-26 12:24:41

First Exhibition Examines Alexander Graham Bell's Experimental Sound Recordings WASHINGTON, Jan.

2014-12-01 12:27:44

National Museum of American History and Zocalo Public Square Announce Partnership on "What It Means to Be American" WASHINGTON and LOS ANGELES, Dec.

2014-11-25 12:24:55

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Clark Charitable Foundation has pledged $5 million to expand the A.

2014-05-06 16:26:21

Aloe Blacc, Renée Fleming, Angie Johnson and Brian McKnight Support Celebration of Flag's 200th Anniversary WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Notable celebrities are supporting

2014-02-05 08:27:45

National Museum of American History Hosts Day of Remembrance Event WASHINGTON, Feb.

2014-01-23 12:26:45

New Display Tells One Holocaust Survivor's Story through Personal Possessions WASHINGTON, Jan.

2014-01-08 08:25:07

2014 Also Marks National Museum of American History's 50th Anniversary and Centennial of Its First Ladies Exhibition WASHINGTON, Jan.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.