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A House Divided: March 22, 2009 - March 28, 2009

John Hope Franklin-Historian, Teacher, Civil Rights Leader

The country's most revered scholar of African-American history died yesterday at Duke University Hospital in Durham, N.C. The cause of death for John Hope Franklin, 94, was listed as congestive heart failure. Walter Dellinger has written a moving personal recollection...

By Linda Wheeler  |  March 25, 2009; 6:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Clarification On Battlefield Preservation

The Civil War Preservation Trust sent out a press release late yesterday to correct information in several news stories filed immediately after a morning news conference with Va. Gov. Tim Kaine at the Slaughter Pen Farm near Fredericksburg. Although the...

By Linda Wheeler  |  March 25, 2009; 9:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Virginia To Assist In Battlefield Preservation

Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine announced this morning that the state will help preserve the 205-acre Slaughter Pen Farm, a pivotal part of the Dec. 13, 1862, battle of Fredericksburg. Speaking at the a news conference held at the site, Kaine...

By Linda Wheeler  |  March 24, 2009; 1:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Va. Governor To Speak at Slaughter Pen Farm

This morning at 10 a.m., Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine and other state officials will join Civil War Preservation Trust president Jim Lighthhizer at the historic Slaughter Pen Farm in Fredericksburg to discuss battlefield preservation in his state. The Slaughter Pen...

By Linda Wheeler  |  March 24, 2009; 9:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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