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News Related to U.S. and World History, and Americana

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News Related to U.S. and World History, and Americana

Due to Gilroy Tragedy, an Historic Meeting with CA Gov. Newsom and 100-year-old WWII Vet Sidney Walton Occurred at the Capitol...

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Sidney Walton, age 100, one of America's oldest WWII veterans and just back from on-stage in Normandy, met with Gov. Gavin Newsom July 29, 4:30 to 5 p.m. in the Governor's office. The meeting was arranged by state Senator Brian Jones from San Diego County.

New Book by William G. Hyland Jr., ‘George Mason: The Founding Father Who Gave Us the Bill of Rights’

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- George Mason was a short, bookish man who was a friend and neighbor of athletic, broad-shouldered George Washington, says author William G. Hyland, Jr., in his new book, "George Mason: The Founding Father Who Gave Us the Bill of Rights" (ISBN: 978-1621579267; Regnery History).
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Historical Artist Don Troiani Recreates The Momentous Boston Massacre with Stunning New Painting

eNewsChannels NEWS: (SOUTHBURY, Conn.) -- Nationally renowned Southbury Connecticut artist-historian Don Troiani has unveiled his painting of the momentous Boston Massacre. That encounter on a cold March night set forth a series of antagonistic events that climaxed in the start of the American Revolution 5 years later.

New book chronicles the 100th Anniversary of the band of Yanks who saved millions from starvation

DENVER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: On Oct, 22, 1914, less than three months after the start of World War I, one of the largest food relief programs the world has ever seen was begun when the Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB) was founded in London by a group of prominent Americans, according to Jeffrey B. Miller, author of a new nonfiction book, "Behind the Lines, WWI's little-known story of German occupation, Belgian resistance, and the band of Yanks who saved millions from starvation" (ISBN: 978-0990689300; Milbrown Press).

Controversial new book exonerates Thomas Jefferson of having sexual relations with Sally Hemings

TAMPA, Fla. -- "In Defense Of Thomas Jefferson" (ISBN: 978-0-312-56100-0), has just been published by St. Martins Press and concerns the major historical controversy...

Limited Government in Hand: Write and Remember Releases Note Cards that Express Founding Fathers' Beliefs

BEDFORD, Va. -- Write and Remember (W & R), an innovative company dedicated to educating Americans about historical truths long removed from the public...

New Research Covers Culturally Misrepresented Groups: Gypsies, Jews, Indians, Mestizos, Arabs, Women

AUSTIN, Texas -- Eagle Feather Research Institute (www.eaglefeather.org) provides current research of different cultural groups that have been misrepresented via distorted or biased cultural...

New Book Remembers the U.S. Heroes of Two World Wars

GILROY, Calif. -- The hardships, struggles, hopes and triumphs of the men and women who served in World War I and World War II...

Magician David Blaine Nominated for First Ever Houdini Award

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Because of David Blaine's Houdini-esque stunts the Board of Directors of The Houdini Museum in Scranton has decided to place David...

Historical Novel for Middle School Characterizes the First Memorial Day and How it Evolved from the Civil War

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- "Shadows of War: Prelude to Memorial Day" (ISBN: 978-0-615-20254-9) is the first title to be released by Crandall Publishing. This...

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