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Monday | 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

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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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Fox News

Insider's guide to free DC

Let freedom ring! Did you know that amid the trappings of office, pomp and ceremony, and glitz and glamor of Washington, D.C., you'll find more high-quality freebies than anywhere else on earth? Who's ready to binge on cherry blossoms, food, art, dinosaurs, astronauts--and a 45-carat diamond? Here's how.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Examiner.com

National Museum of African American History gets Marian Anderson Collection

The post office has a black heritage stamp series that started in 1978. It has recognized the achievements of people like Harriet Tubman, Jackie Robinson, and Sojourner Truth.

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O-R Online

We all benefit from Civil Rights Act

Wednesday was the 75th anniversary of opera singer Marian Anderson's Easter Sunday appearance on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, a concert that has echoed down the decades because Anderson, a gifted and skilled contralto, was denied the right to perform in Washington D.C.'s prestigious concert halls because she was African-American.

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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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New Jersey Herald

Captain America' zippy but hollow

For the latest Marvel release, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," most fan boys might prefer a Consumer Reports-style product review.

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GPB.org

Denied A Stage, She Sang For A Nation

Seventy-five years ago, on April 9, 1939, as Hitler's troops advanced in Europe and the Depression took its toll in the U.S., one of the most important musical events of the 20th century took place on the National Mall in Washington.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Secretary Jewell Commemorates 75th Anniversary of Marian...

Today, April 9, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will join the Washington Performing Arts Society and local high school and elementary school children on the plaza of the Lincoln Memorial to commemorate Marian Anderson's historic Easter Day concert in 1939.

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Northern Virginia Daily

White House guest room soaps made in Strasburg garage

Kristine Bratcher's homemade soaps are sold in the gift shops of the White House, Lincoln Memorial and Jefferson Memorial, and soon will be added to guest rooms in the White House.

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NewsOK.com

Marian Anderson's concert dress goes on view in DC

On Easter Sunday 1939, the classical singer accepted Eleanor Roosevelt's invitation to give a public concert and wrapped herself in a fur coat that cold day after she was kept out of Washington's D.A.R Constitution Hall.

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Daily Kos

Can you feel the wind blow? IAN: Tuesday, 8th of April, 2014

A little breezy good news, from my home state of Kansas, as my Walmart workplace has a big rack of kites on display: About 700 megawatts of new wind farms are now under construction in Kansas, with more likely to be added this year, according to the U.S. Wind Industry Fourth Quarter 2013 Market Report.

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WNYC-AM New York

Soprano Alyson Cambridge Among Those Honoring Marian Anderson

A special concert this weekend will commemorate Marian Anderson's historic performance on Easter Sunday 1939.

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