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2009-11-18 10:04:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Archives and Records Administration announced today that it is convening a forensic document examination team to study two pages of the handwritten notes of H. R. Haldeman, a chief of staff to President Richard M. Nixon, 1969-1973. The notes are among the permanent records in the holdings of the National Archives. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080925/DC35252LOGO) The two pages of notes under investigation were...

2009-11-12 16:40:00

Kennedy and Ford Families Trying to Keep It Buried Monday, November 16, 2009 - 10:00 am EST (doors open at 9:00 am) National Press Club - Holeman Lounge, 529 14th St NW, Fl 13th, Washington, DC WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tim Miller, president of publishing company FlatSigned Press, had the privilege of being authorized to produce the final memoirs of the late President Gerald R. Ford -- the last surviving member of the Warren Commission, which was assembled by...

2009-11-12 15:09:00

Kennedy and Ford Families Trying to Keep It Buried WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tim Miller, president of publishing company FlatSigned Press, had the privilege of being authorized to produce the final memoirs of the late President Gerald R. Ford -- the last surviving member of the Warren Commission, which was assembled by President Lyndon B. Johnson to investigate the JFK Assassination. Ford always stated publicly that he stood behind the findings of the Warren Commission...

2009-11-11 17:25:00

Magical Exhibit Features More Than a Mountain of Toy Trains YORBA LINDA, Calif., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A playful special exhibit at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum will take visitors on a magical journey through the world of miniature trains when it rolls into town November 16 through January 10. One of the largest such collections ever assembled, A Holiday Festival of Trains features a breathtaking landscape of toy trains, many whistling through tiny...

2009-11-09 12:19:00

Free event to honor U.S. military YORBA LINDA, Calif., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Veterans Day will be celebrated Wednesday, November 11 at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library. Visitors will enjoy free admission all day 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and a special program saluting the military at 11:00 a.m. in the East Room. The East Room program will feature the inaugural presentation of the Orange County Veteran of the Year Award, presented to General Jack Quinn. Keynote remarks...

2009-10-06 02:40:00

Today is Monday, Oct. 12, the 285th day of 2009 with 80 to follow.This is Columbus Day in the United States. The moon is waning. The morning stars are Mercury, Venus, Mars and Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Jupiter and Uranus. Those born on this date are under the sign of Libra. They include Elmer Sperry, who devised practical uses for the gyroscope, in 1860; English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams in 1872; comedian and activist Dick Gregory in 1932 (age 77); opera tenor Luciano...

2009-08-21 13:12:00

1972 Democratic Candidate for President Will Discuss His New Biography of Abraham Lincoln August 26 at 7:30 P.M. YORBA LINDA, Calif., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum announced today that former United States Senator George McGovern, the 1972 Democratic candidate for president, will speak at the Library August 26, at 7:30 P.M. The program is free and open to the public. McGovern, a three-term senator and two-term congressman from South...

2009-07-27 11:21:00

WASHINGTON and BALTIMORE, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "With 20.8 million Americans needing treatment but unable to get it, Congress should double the $5 billion currently budgeted for treatment and prevention," say former White House Drug Policy Spokesman Bob Weiner and analyst Zoe Pagonis. They assert that "increasing drug treatment to stop the main catalyst of crime and save families would be an extraordinarily rational policy shift." In an op-ed column in today's Baltimore Sun,...

2009-06-29 04:00:00

TSX: PFN OTCBB: PAWEF Frankfurt: P7J.F VANCOUVER, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Pacific North West Capital Corp. (PFN) (TSX: PFN; OTCBB: PAWEF; Frankfurt: P7J.F) announces that it has granted to Fire River Gold Corp. ("FAU") (CNSX:FAU) an option to acquire the outstanding shares of Mystery Creek Resources, Inc. (MCR), a wholly owned Alaskan subsidiary of PFN. MCR's assets include the Nixon Fork gold mine, located 56 kilometres northeast of McGrath, Alaska. Fire River Gold will pay PFN...

2009-05-18 08:11:00

WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pain Relief Network (PRN) is calling on the Obama Administration to require the Department of Justice to join the organization's recent filing of a Petition for a Writ of Certiorari before the United States Supreme Court on behalf of Dr. Sharon Johnston. In his first interview since being confirmed to head the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, Gil Kerlikowske said Wednesday, May 13th, that the bellicose rhetoric represented...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.