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The Swampby Mark Silva Josh Bolten, who served as chief of staff and budget director for former President George W. Bush, is bound for an ivy ivory tower: Bolten, who also happens to be a 1976 graduate of Princeton University, will......
At 24, Clemantine Wamariya knows more about trauma and survival than most of us ever will. If we're lucky. When Wamariya was 6, she and her sister were forced to flee the ethnic killings in Rwanda, spending the next several years in a series of...
I thought Ticketmaster was the most hated company in America, but it turns out to have had some competition for that title in recent years. It lost last year to AT&T, Bank of America, Walmart and Electronic Arts, the maker of digital games. The...
On Monday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia answered a gay Princeton student's question related to the justice's writings, which equate laws banning sodomy with those barring bestiality and murder. He told the student he felt legislative bodies...
Tags: Family, Judges, Marriage, Nazi Party, Minority Groups
In 1865, with the Confederacy in extremis, Jefferson Davis bludgeoned appalled rebel lawmakers into accepting Robert E. Lee's request to recruit black troops into Northern Virginia's depleted army ranks. One outraged Southern diarist accused Lee and Davis...
Culture MonsterThe U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum said it has received its largest single gift ever -- $17.2 million from the estate of Eric F. Ross....
Clout StPosted by John Chase at 3:16 p.m. Call it the first toe-to-toe between two men expected to run for Chicago mayor: Rahm Emanuel and Tom Dart. And it happened â of all places â at Excalibur. And no, it wasnât......
The Religion WorldThe United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Ancestry.com announced Tuesday the launch of the World Memory Project, www.WorldMemoryProject.org, which will recruit the public to help to build the world’s largest online resource for information...
Culture Monster-- Leave of absence: Conductor Seiji Ozawa, 74, has canceled appearances over the next six months after being diagnosed with esophageal cancer. (Reuters) -- White supremacist: The 89-year-old man accused of opening fire at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial...
Theme Park RangersÂ» Orlando Sentinel â Theme Park RangersHolocaust survivor Morris Rosen will be the guest speaker next month at a brown-bag luncheon at the Orange County Regional History Center. In 1939, a young Rosen awoke in his home in Poland to the sounds of German forces flying in. His parents were sent...
Lauren Markoe writes for the Religion News Service about losing the generation of eyewitnesses to the Holocaust: WASHINGTON (RNS) The adult survivors of the Holocaust are mostly gone now, and those who survived as children — and were old enough at...
Tags: The Holocaust (1934-1945), Museums
The Philadelphia InquirerWILMINGTON, Del. His garden stroll with Adolf Hitler left Alfred Rosenberg invigorated. Rosenberg was already one of the most notorious and powerful Nazis, chief architect of ethnic cleansing policies and the man responsible for plundering billions of...
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