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Beyonce Performs National Anthem at Inauguration


On Monday, Jan. 21 at noon President Barack Obama was sworn in publicly to his second term as the 44th president of the United States.…read more

Arts & Culture

Rough Sailing Ahead for America’s Cup


Click to download video Every few years since 1851, sailors from around the world have competed for the America’s Cup. Larry Ellison, founder of software…read more

Arts & Culture

New Lincoln Movie Humanizes a Presidential Superhero


Steven Spielberg’s new movie about Abraham Lincoln is heightening interest in a president who is often held up as a mirror reflecting different definitions of…read more

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Some MacArthur “Genius Grants” Focus on War


Every year for more than 30 years the MacArthur Foundation has rewarded innovators of all types with grants to fund their work. These awards are…read more

Arts & Culture

Lincoln’s words: Transcending time and political party – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Subjects Secondary History, Government, Civics, Social Studies, Speech and Communication Arts Estimated Time One to two 45-90 minute class periods Grade Level 7 – 12…read more

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