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2009-08-27 13:18:00


2009-08-19 11:22:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's most famous diamond, the HOPE DIAMOND, will undergo a special re-design to honor the 50th Anniversary of its donation to the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History.

2009-07-06 12:58:00

WASHINGTON, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Smithsonian Channel serves up a wide variety of summer fare this July with original programming exploring universally fascinating subjects.

2009-06-18 10:00:00

Two part documentary tells the story of the Federal Writer's Project of 1930's to premiere Sunday, September 6 at 8 pm WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It was a time of unparalleled national crisis; as millions of Americans faced unemployment, vanishing life savings, banks foreclosing on homes and feeling a general loss of hope, Americans turned to a newly elected President to lead them out of this turbulent time. It sounds eerily like today's current events.

2009-06-16 11:53:00

Series captivates with 7 half-hour episodes starting July 12 WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Smithsonian Channel's second season of STORIES FROM THE VAULTS, hosted by Tom Cavanagh, will premiere Sunday, July 12 at 8pm ET/PT. The first season of STORIES FROM THE VAULTS won the hearts of audiences and critics alike, garnering the Gold New York Film Festivals award for Magazine Format, the Gold Parents Choice Foundation award, and the CINE Golden Eagle Award. STORIES FROM THE VAULTS...

2009-06-12 09:23:00

Cedric "The Entertainer," Margaret Cho & Kevin Nealon Debut Stand-Up Specials For First Time On SHOWTIME "Shaq and Cedric 'The Entertainer''s All-Star Comedy Jam" Leads The Pack, Premiering Wednesday, June 17th at 10 PM ET/PT LOS ANGELES, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the biggest names in stand-up comedy -- Cedric "The Entertainer," Margaret Cho and WEEDS star Kevin Nealon -- will each premiere their latest stand-up specials for the first time ever on SHOWTIME.

2009-06-09 09:32:00

NEW YORK, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- SPAM(R), America's favorite lunch meat, is turning 72 years old this July 4th.

2009-05-11 11:53:00

A Memorial Day Tribute to the Home of the Brave NEW YORK, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Along the rolling hills of Virginia lay the dead from all of America's wars.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.