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6 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Airman guilty of some charges in Lackland sex case

This prize-winning photo of a couple in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., was taken in 2012 by Nathan G. Wilson-Crow, an Air Force photographer charged with rape and sexual assault.

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20 hrs ago | Derry Today

MLK friend 'looking forward' to Derry visit

A close associate of assassinated peace icon Dr. Martin Luther King says he's looking forward to walking across Derry's Peace Bridge this week.

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Related Topix: John Lewis, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Activism, US National Parks, iPhone

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Texomaland

DAR Pays Tribute to Marian Anderson on 75th Anniversary of Lincoln Memorial Concert

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is truly honored to celebrate the life, the talent and the legacy of world-renowned opera singer Marian Anderson on the upcoming 75th anniversary of her historic concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

The 36th annual Easter Sunrise Service

It's the 36th anniversary for this Washington tradition that's held on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, the annual Easter Sunrise Service.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Daniel Chester French

Daniel Chester French , one of the most prolific and acclaimed American sculptors of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, is best known for his monumental work, the statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial , Washington, D.C. French was born in Exeter, New Hampshire , to Henry Flagg French , a lawyer, judge, Assistant US ... (more)

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Miami Herald

Washington: Marian Anderson's concert dress goes on view in D.C.

For the first time, an orange-and-black ensemble Marian Anderson wore during her historic performance at the Lincoln Memorial 75 years ago is going on display at the Smithsonian Institution.

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The Hartford Courant

An Easter Concert 75 Years Ago

Easter is a holiday of hope. It was on Easter Sunday 75 years ago that Marian Anderson, whose grandfather had been a slave, sowed hope in the heart of the nation with her legendary performance.

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WDUV-FM Saint Petersburg

Debating Pot In St Pete; Alcohol In Tampa

South Korean navy officers try to search missing passengers aboard the Sewol ferry in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, South Korea, Friday, April 18, 2014.

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Patch.com

Easter Sunrise Services at Lincoln Memorial, National Cemetery

See local Easter service information and share your service details by clicking "Events" in the toolbar at the top of this page.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

'Nation's largest landlord' finds democracy messy

Just off the traffic-snarled George Washington Parkway, over a small footbridge and across from the Lincoln Memorial, lies a natural island unscathed by the development of the nation's capital.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

MLive.com

Report: BAMN, Michigan high schoolers protest University of Michigan admissions policies

University of Michigan students lead cheers at the front of the march from the Lincoln Memorial to the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. Tuesday morning October 15. A group of Michigan high schoolers visited University of Michigan's Student Activities Building Tuesday with a message: the school's admissions process is flawed and doesn't promote ... (more)

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Kansas Honor Flight to leave for Washington, D.C., on Wednesday

The Southwest Airlines flight leaves at 8 a.m. Wednesday. Included will be 20 World War II veterans, two Korean and two Vietnam veterans and their guardians.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Washington Post

Anderson commemoration proves a fitting tribute

On Easter Sunday, 1939, Marian Anderson sang on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Illinois man recreating Lincoln funeral train carIllinois man...

An Illinois man is constructing a replica of the funeral train car that carried Abraham Lincoln's body from Washington D.C. to Springfield, Ill., in 1865.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Interior job with an exterior perspective

Just off the traffic-snarled George Washington Parkway, over a small footbridge and across from the Lincoln Memorial, lies a natural island unscathed by the development of the nation's capital.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The record Online

Civics lessons

Lancaster Primary School third-graders took their annual trip to Washington, D.C., April 4. The trip, organized by Margaret Socey, is sponsored by the Lancaster County Virginia Educational Foundation with support from area businesses, organizations, churches and individuals.

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American Reporter

Reporting: Mexico11 are Killed in 20 Hours. So Where's the Media?

In 1940, believing that "God Bless America" was too passive an anthem, the great folk singer Woody Guthrie wrote an answer called " Your Land."

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Wpas Leads 'of Thee We Sing' Celebration of Marian Anderson Tonight

Washington Performing Arts Society leads celebration of Marian Anderson on 75th anniversary of her Lincoln Memorial concert Soprano Jessye Norman , composer Ysaye Barnwell, opera singer Soloman Howard and vocalist Annisse Murillo , and an extraordinary 300-voice choir led by WPAS Gospel choir Artistic Director Stanley Thurston are just some of the ... (more)

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Art Daily

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The orange-and-black velvet ensemble Marian Anderson wore during her Easter Sunday performance on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1939 has entered the collection of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture .

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Texomaland

DAR Pays Tribute to Marian Anderson on 75th Anniversary of Lincoln Memorial Concert

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is truly honored to celebrate the life, the talent and the legacy of world-renowned opera singer Marian Anderson on the upcoming 75th anniversary of her historic concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.

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Related Topix: Classical, Marian Anderson, US National Parks, Arts, Opera

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