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2011-10-13 12:00:00

Construction of this Historic Monument Documented for the Past 18 Months Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 13, 2011 EarthCam, the international webcam technology experts, is proud to announce the premiere of their official construction time-lapse movie of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial. EarthCam will unveil the time-lapse on EarthCam.com today, leading up to the memorial's dedication on October 16th. Viewers of the time-lapse will witness the creation of the newest memorial on...

2011-08-04 11:18:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 28 - the 48th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech - the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial will be unveiled on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The GM Foundation and Chevrolet are partnering with The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Foundation to help raise awareness around the unveiling with the "Table of Brotherhood" tour in Atlanta. The tour, moderated by CNN analyst Roland Martin, is...

2011-07-20 07:00:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced the following schedule and contact information for its second quarter earnings release and investor conference: Earnings Release: July 27, 2011 (after market close) Visit Quaker Web site at www.quakerchem.com Teleconference: July 28, 2011, 8:30 a.m. (ET) Participate live by phone or listen to live audio...

2011-07-19 12:36:27

Conscientious objection in medical students: A questionnaire survey Doctors should be allowed to object to any procedure that conflicts with their personal, moral, or religious beliefs, reveals a survey of medical students, published in the Journal of Medical Ethics. Nearly half of respondents believed in the right of doctors to conscientiously object and refuse to treat a patient who wanted an abortion, contraceptive services, or who was drunk or high on drugs, or who wanted an intimate...

2011-02-01 09:47:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1963, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said he had a dream of racial equality. But Dr. King had more than one dream, and his message went well beyond a plea for racial equality. In recognition of Black History Month, and in honor of the 25th year we've celebrated Dr. King's birthday as a national holiday, Nick News with Linda Ellerbee focuses on what else the man said -- and dreamed -- and what it might mean to kids in this, the second...

2011-01-05 06:26:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Unexpected actions make for extraordinary stories. Who would expect that a young Martin Luther King Jr. would perform at the segregated movie premiere of "Gone with the Wind" in 1939? Who would think that revenue from the novel would fund medical scholarships for graduates of Morehouse College in Atlanta, an all-male, historically black college? As the home of the Civil Rights Movement, Atlanta is the perfect destination to explore the history,...

2010-09-02 07:03:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Preparations are underway for peace talks between Israeli and Palestinian leaders at the White House. Netanyahu and Abbas have agreed to initiate negotiations, hoping to reach a peaceful settlement within one year that will result in the emergence of an independent, democratic, and viable Palestinian state living side by side in peace and security with Israel and its other neighbors. As hope for negotiated peace once again begins to gain momentum; a...


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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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