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Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 06/19/2012

Civil War balloon saved by last minute infusion of helium

The donor is Macy’s, a New York department store famous for its helium-filled balloons synonymous with the annual Thanksgiving Day parade in that city.

By Linda Wheeler  |  08:49 AM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 02/28/2011

Hear Lincoln’s first inaugural speech at U.S. Capitol

On Saturday at 10 a.m. at the U.S. Capitol visitor center, actor Sam Waterston will deliver Abraham Lincoln’s justifiably famous first inaugural speech during a re-enactment of the 16th President’s swearing-in. As with the original, which actually occurred a day...

By Linda Wheeler  |  02:59 PM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  150th anniversary, Events, News