Fledgling nation goes to war

...C., Dolly Madison, the President's wife, removed key documents from the White House and a large painting of George Washington and took them to safety. Upon the arrival of the British, they burned the major government buildings including...
Today in History

...France prevailed in the Battle of Bouvines over the forces of the Holy Roman Empire and England.In 1789, President George Washington signed a measure establishing the Department of Foreign Affairs, forerunner of the Department of State.In 1861...
Afghanistan vet honored as troops head to Iraq

...human cost of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, two wars the president pledged to end. Under a portrait of George Washington, Obama reflected on the sacrifices young men and women continue to make in the name of safeguarding U.S. citizens...
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Long before 9/11, there was 1812

...of his strong feelings concerning the French Revolution, he had come into conflict with Alexander Hamilton while George Washington was President, over his bias concerning the French. When Jefferson assumed the presidency, he slashed Army and...
Today in history

...1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a measure providing funds for a national monument honoring scientist George Washington Carver; the monument was built at Carver's birthplace near Diamond, Missouri.In 1958, the army of Iraq overthrew...
Field named chief curator of Alaska State Museum

...SLAM facility currently under construction in downtown Juneau. Field has a bachelor of arts degree in history from the Virginia Military Institute and a master of fine arts degree in museum studies from The George Washington University.
Sports on TV for Friday, March 21

...Gonzaga vs. Oklahoma St. at San Diego6:55 p.m.TBS - NCAA Division I tournament, second round, Memphis vs. George Washington at Raleigh, N.C.7:10 p.m.CBS - NCAA Division I tournament, second round, Wichita St. vs. Cal Poly...

Opens Friday, Jun 27, 2014 Synopsis: In an era where the American Dream seems to have faded into a dark new dawn, filmmakers Dinesh D'Souza and John Sullivan ponder what may have become of the world if the U.S. had never come into being. By creating an alternate history in which British forces kill General George Washington during the American Revolutionary War, the filmmakers lay the groundwork for a thought-provoking meditation on the crucial role of the United States on the world stage. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Tuning in to the music of 'The Rivals'

...and became popular with members of the royal family before jumping across the pond to captivate Americans such as George Washington; according to Elmore, "The Rivals" was the first president's favorite play."Washington probably didn't see...
Sports On TV

...Memphis at Louisville3 p.m., ESPN2 - Auburn at Mississippi3 p.m., FS1 - DePaul at Butler4 p.m., NBCSN - George Washington at La Salle5 p.m., ESPN - Arizona at UCLA5 p.m., ESPN2 - Michigan at Nebraska5 p.m., FS1 - Marquette...


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