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...the pioneering comic strip created by Rudolph Dirks, made its debut in the New York Journal.In 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt nominated Oscar Straus to be Secretary of Commerce and Labor; Straus became the first Jewish Cabinet member.In...
Today in Sports History

...during the Civil War, Union Gen. William T. Sherman's forces occupied Atlanta.In 1901, Vice President Theodore Roosevelt offered the advice, "Speak softly and carry a big stick" in a speech at the Minnesota State Fair.In 1924...
Today in History

...Forster novel "A Room With a View" was first published by Edward Arnold of London.In 1912, former President Theodore Roosevelt, campaigning for the White House as the Progressive ("Bull Moose") candidate, went ahead with a speech in...
Off the Beaten Path: Political reflections during a hike of the Juneau Ridge

...the Mountain Goat Party. This was largely inspired by the fact I was looking at a herd of the amazing animals. Theodore Roosevelt created the Bull Moose Party the third time he ran for president.I was halfway down Granite Creek Basin trail...
The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List

...Times of Jesus of Nazareth, by Reza Aslan8. Behind the Beautiful Forevers, by Katherine Boo9. The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism, by Doris Kearns Goodwin10. The Heart of Everything That...
When war broke out, they didn't wait to volunteer

...American origins were T.A.M. Haney and John Gentry. In a 1914 photograph of the detachment, they sit with peaked Theodore Roosevelt-style hats in front of a banner reading: "Dawson to Berlin, 7460 miles."In 1916, commissioner Black - who...
My Turn: The new/old Republican

...all Americans deserve equal protection under the law. RRs have included Nelson Rockefeller, Alexander Hamilton, Theodore Roosevelt and Richard Nixon. In 1971, Nixon announced he was a Keynesian. The theories forming the basis of Keynesian economics...
The original capital creep

...resources of other sections of Alaska. It wasn't long before the Juneauites appealed to Washington. President Theodore Roosevelt terminated Brady's tenure and appointed Wilford B. Hoggatt, who had mining interests in Juneau, to the office...
Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge gets new manager

...Interior. In Mississippi he worked for the Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, one of seven refuges in the Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuge Complex."My wife and I came up here during the summer of 2008 on vacation and she fell...
Tongass timeline

1902: President Theodore Roosevelt establishes the Alexander Archipelago Forest Reserve by presidential...National Forest is created by presidential proclamation by Theodore Roosevelt on Sept. 10. 1908: The Tongass National Forest merges with...


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