1. You're Invited: "Remembering America"

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    The McConnell Center announces its year-long focus on American History through its "Remembering America: From Colonization to the Cold War" project, which encourages a guided reading of Paul Johnson's…

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    • The Short American Century: A Postmortem

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      In February 1941, Henry Luce memorably announced the arrival of the "The American Century." The phrase caught on, as did the belief that America's moment was at hand. Yet as Andrew J. Bacevich makes…

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      • Thanksgiving Proclamation by George Washington

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        The first day of national Thanksgiving was proclaimed by George Washington in the first year of the new American republic, whose appearance on the world stage—after the perilous Revolutionary War,…

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        • O. Henry: Why does O. Henry call this story "Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen"?

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          n this session, editors Amy A. Kass, Leon R. Kass, and Diana Schaub use George Washington's Thanksgiving Day Proclamation and O. Henry's short story "Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen" to converse with…

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          • No Casino Gettysburg- Interview with Susan Eisenhower

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            Susan Eisenhower, President Eisenhower's granddaughter, tells of her opposition to a proposed casino 1/2 mile from the Gettysburg National Military Park for grassroots group, No Casino Gettysburg.…

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            • O. Henry: Why does O. Henry call his story "Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen"?

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              In this session, editors Amy A. Kass, Leon R. Kass, and Diana Schaub use George Washington's Thanksgiving Day Proclamation and O. Henry's short story "Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen" to converse with…

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              • Jack London's "To Build a Fire": Is the man typically American?

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                Jack London, like the unnamed man described in the story “To Build a Fire,” lived on the edge. Born in 1876, he died a short forty years later. As a young man, he was a full-fledged participant in…

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                • Entrepreneur Reveals Secrets

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                  From a man who knows the wild highs and lows of entrepreneurship comes 1000 DOLLARS AND AN IDEA, in which author and billionaire Sam Wyly shares his insights on building an empire.

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                  • Theatrical Posters

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                    In the late 1800s and early 1900s, theatrical stage productions enthralled the American public. Famous actors, beautiful dancers, compelling plots -- theatrical performances had it all. As productions…

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                    • Too Late to Apologize: A Declaration

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                      To get the lyrics or download the mp3, visit soomopublishing.com/declaration Watch more Soomo videos at soomo.tv Soomo Publishing creates online assignments that bring the best web resources to…

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