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2013-01-28 08:27:26

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of researchers has uncovered what may be the earliest known portrait of Thomas Jefferson. If the picture proves to be Jefferson, it would give historians new insights into Jefferson's thinking and appearance soon after he became the American minister to France--less than ten years after he wrote the U.S. Declaration of Independence. The canvas, a 1785 oil painting by the French artist Benjamin Nicolas Delapierre showing a gentleman seated at...

2012-09-18 02:23:04

Prominent environmentalists cast their ballot. Results show environmental protection has strong bi-partisan roots. WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Corporate Knights, the magazine for clean capitalism, announced today its Greenest U.S. Presidents ranking just seven weeks before Americans head to the polls to select their next commander-in-chief. The results of the ranking, the first to be determined by top environmentalists themselves, show that protection of our...

2012-04-11 06:24:15

Address America election initiative to launch nationwide on April 24 "Restore America to its own people." - Franklin D. Roosevelt"The old ways will not do." - John F. Kennedy"Federal government is overgrown and overweight." - Ronald Reagan"Read my lips: no new taxes." - George H.W. Bush"Our government should work for us." - Barack Obama PHILADELPHIA, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over the years, presidential hopefuls have spoken concise, memorable six-word phrases during...

2012-03-06 15:31:00

The 40th Anniversary of the 37th President's trip to China will be commemorated in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, March 7 WASHINGTON, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Richard Nixon Foundation has just released a document (click here to read) detailing the 37th President's insight on the future of U.S.-China relations. The confidential memo (click here to read) prepared for select key members of the U.S. Senate follows a previously unpublicized 1989 trip to China,...

2011-09-22 19:10:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates received the National Constitution Center's 2011 Liberty Medal tonight in honor of his five decades of distinguished service. In what was a moving tribute to Dr. Gates' role as the "Soldiers' Secretary," Iraq War veteran Anthony Odierno, representing Wounded Warrior Project, and SFC Dana Graham of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, representing the USO of Pennsylvania and Southern...

2011-05-31 14:13:00

Former National Security Advisor to Address Ford Foundation Journalism Awards Program, June 14 WASHINGTON, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gen. Brent Scowcroft, former National Security Advisor to President Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush, will assess the foreign policy challenges facing the Obama Administration during a National Press Club Speakers Luncheon on June 14. His speech will follow the 24(th) annual Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation Journalism Awards...

2011-05-27 16:23:00

Former National Security Advisor to Address Ford Foundation Journalism Awards Program, June 14 WASHINGTON, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gen. Brent Scowcroft, former National Security Advisor to President Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush, will assess the foreign policy challenges facing the Obama Administration during a National Press Club Speakers Luncheon on June 14. His speech will follow the 24th annual Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation Journalism Awards presentations...

2011-03-09 07:30:00

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite probable boycotts by the Christian Coalition and Catholic Church, a novel is being published that answers the most hotly debated question in U.S. history: Was America founded as a Christian nation? In this fast-paced, provocative thriller, The Secret Treaty, Amanda Jefferson and Josiah Bacon search for a hidden family vault containing priceless documents from their ancestors, Thomas Jefferson and Sir Francis Bacon. The prize --...

2010-12-21 12:05:00

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- President George H. W. Bush today released a video inviting all veterans of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm to a special Gulf War retrospective that the George Bush School of Government and Public Service is hosting next month, on January 20, 2011, on the campus of Texas A&M University. The highlight of this special milestone event will be a rare roundtable discussion between the key members of the Bush 41 foreign policy...

2010-01-28 14:50:00

Baptism by Fire: Eight Presidents Who Took Office in Times of Crisis WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Archives presents Director of the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library Mark Updegrove and Assistant Managing Editor for TIME Magazine Michael Duffy in a free discussion of Baptism by Fire: Eight Presidents Who Took Office in Times of Crisis on Thursday, February 11, at 7 p.m. A book signing will follow the program. (Logo:...