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The Story of Black Military Officers, 1861-1948, by Krewasky A. Salter I

Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group recently published: The Story of Black Military Officers, 1861-1948 examining the little known history of black military officers in the United States Armed Forces.


Related Topix: US Army

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Free Republic

IRS Gives 'Death Penalty' to Conservative Critic

When the IRS revokes tax-exempt status of a 501 organization, the sanction is considered so severe that tax practitioners refer to it as the 'death penalty.'


Related Topix: Death Penalty, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Texas

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Parks to follow up on Earth Day

In 1933 the United States wasn't doing so well. Franklin Delano Roosevelt sought to change that.


Related Topix: Franklin Delano Roosevelt

The Times of Israel

Turkey calls WWI Armenian killings 'our shared pain'

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday offered condolences over the massacre of Armenians almost 100 years ago, describing the events of World War I as "our shared pain."


Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Asia, Armenia, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The Wichita Eagle

Obama arrives in Japan to begin week-long Asia visit

U.S. President Barack Obama is greeted by an unidentified official upon his arrival at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo, Wednesday, April 23, 2014.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton

WMGL-FM North Charleston

Kevin Spacey OK with Former President Clinton Dropping "House of Cards" Spoilers

Former President Bill Clinton may have dropped a couple of House of Cards spoilers at a recent benefit concert, but the lead star of the Netflix series, Kevin Spacey, has no problem with that.


Related Topix: House of Cards, Entertainment, Television, Drama Movies, American Beauty, Celebrities, Kevin Spacey, Bill Clinton, Kate Mara


Bill Clinton backs Rangel in primary

Former President Bill Clinton on Tuesday endorsed Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel in his tough primary fight to secure a 23rd term, saying the New York congressman is "what his district and our country need now."


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama

Tue Apr 22, 2014


New York in running to host 2016 Democratic convention

New York City said Tuesday it will make a bid to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016 as the party invited proposals from 15 cities.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York, Bill Clinton, George Bush, Philadelphia, NY

WAFF-TV Huntsville

The most 'scandalous' politicians are family men

Former President Bill Clinton continued to have a successful career after having a highly-publicized affair.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, University of Houston, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Larry Craig

News Max

Hillary's 'Shadow Campaign' Underway, Targets Small Donors

An unprecedented "shadow campaign" to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House is underway - even though the former secretary of state has yet to say she is a candidate, NPR reported .


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Bill Clinton

The Daily Beast

Blame This Drunken Bear for PutinBy Eleanor Clift

Bill Clinton had to call Russia's first president early in the day to catch him sober.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin


Frum: Is it sexist to talk about Hillary Clinton's age?

Bill Clinton as Arkansas governor officiated Jim and Diane Blair's 1979 wedding and Hillary Clinton was "best person."


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Bill Clinton, University of Arkansas, George Bush, W., US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Opinion

Here's What It's Like Inside the White House Now That Healthy Eating Dominates

While the Obama administration has made many changes to what students eat at schools accepting federal subsidies - the most recent change will be felt this year when junk food is banned from vending machines and school stores - it at least makes sure to practice the moderation that it preaches.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, George Bush, Dick Cheney, Michelle Obama, Home Gardening, Home, Washington DC

Mon Apr 21, 2014


READ: Conspiracy Theorist Dick Morris Blasts Clinton Conspiracy Theorists in Unsealed '95 Memo

Dick Morris, the one-time adviser to President Bill Clinton, has carved out a strange, multi-faceted career in recent years, engaging in questionable political dealings , pitching misguided punditry , and peddling conspiracy theories.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Bill Clinton, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Landslide, Celebrities, Donald Trump


Bush eases secrecy on W.H. files

President George W. Bush, whose White House was legendary for its secrecy, seems to have turned over a new leaf in his post-presidency.


Related Topix: George Bush, W., Frank Caliendo, Bill Clinton, Dick Cheney, Towson University

ABC News

Clinton White House Lawyer Named Top Obama Counsel

President Barack Obama is naming a veteran of president Bill Clinton's White House as his new top lawyer.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton

WTVG-TV Toledo

Lindsay Lohan claims she had a miscarriage while filming docu-series

The docu-series Lindsay ended its mostly lackluster season documenting Lindsay Lohan's life post-rehab with the actress opening up -- and dropping a major bombshell.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton

Detroit Free Press

Warner Bros. hires former Clinton press secretary

Former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers is taking her West Wing experience to the West Coast.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

Free Republic

Bill Clinton And Al Gore Go Jogging In Embarrassing '90s Pics

A very '90s-esque photo hit the Internet today of Bill Clinton and Al Gore jogging back in 1992.


Related Topix: US Politics, Al Gore, US News, Bill Clinton

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Free Dictionary

'Red Baron' Shot Down by Allied Fire

Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen , also widely known as the Red Baron , was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service during World War I .


Related Topix: Nieuport Aircraft, Nieuport 11, Aircraft, Military Aircraft, France, World News, Poland,


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