David McCullough

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Name: David McCullough
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Volunteer groups to get £2m to support vulnerable patients this winter

Volunteer groups to get 2m to support vulnerable patients this winter08/08/2014NHS England has today announced up to eight voluntary sector organisations will share 2m to provide extra help over the busy winter months.The groups, including Age UK, British ... [Published Binleys - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

J.D.M. Stewart: The Panama Canal — the path between the seas

Much of the world’s attention this month, historically speaking, has been focused on the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. Less attention has been paid to what author David McCullough calls “one of the supreme human achievements ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

On Presidential Leadership

Leadership is the hallmark of all great presidents as characterized by the  Schlesinger Poll , perhaps the most prestigious of all presidential surveys. As Barack Obama concludes the last two years of his presidency, the historians and political scientists ... [Published Heartlander Magazine - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Lauren Bacall and Harry Truman's Piano Moment Led to Bigger Things

President Harry Truman and actress Lauren Bacall spent some quality time together in 1945 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.A sitting vice president entertaining a Hollywood star? Sounds like something that could happen in Joe Biden’s Washington. ... [Published US News & World Report - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Death of Bacall recalls famous photo with Truman

The passing of the sultry-personified Lauren Bacall Tuesday at 89 brought to mind one of the most iconic political photographs of all time.And this one involved our own Harry Truman.On Feb. 10, 1945, then-Vice President Truman was taking part in a stage ... [Published KansasCity.com - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

McCullough wins second term as mayor

Cheatham County mayor David McCullough and his wife, Megan (left) and assistant Amber Locke, calculate election results in his office after the polls closed. McCullough beat challengers Mary MacRae and Don Cochran to win a second term. (Photo:Randy Moomaw/The ... [Published Tennessean - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Islanders Write shows writing is a growth industry on this Island

Hundreds of Martha’s Vineyard writers, readers, and literary fans trooped through the Grange Hall in West Tisbury on Monday to participate in Islanders Write, a daylong wordfest of panel discussions, free writing clinics, and book signings sponsored by ... [Published Martha's Vineyard Times - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Volunteer scheme in funding boost

Comments (0)A VOLUNTEER group has scooped a share of a £2 million funding boost.NHS England the Royal Voluntary Service East Midlands division, which covers South Derbyshire, will be one of eight projects receiving cash to help provide extra support ... [Published Burton Mail - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

Government provides £2.6m to hospital volunteers to help older people in winter

The Cabinet Office and a consortium including NHS England are to provide £2.6m to support voluntary organisations and volunteers working in hospitals over the winter period.The bulk of the money, £2m, will be made available through the Reducing Winter ... [Published ThirdSector - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

You're not special - and that's a good thing

As a teacher, whose graduation speech went viral, releases a book telling readers they're not special, Radhika Sanghani says it's high time we embrace how average we are "You’re not special. You’re not exceptional. Yes you’ve been pampered, cosseted, ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Dope, litter, POTUS, and town beaches

To the Editor:A few thoughts. First off I would like to recommend that everyone read the recent multi-day editorial in The New York Times advocating the legalizing of marijuana.Next, I didn’t miss The Monster Shark Tournament at all this year, and I’m ... [Published Martha's Vineyard Times - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 4 reports

Newton superintendent loses week pay after plagiarizing grad speech

NEWTON, Mass. ( MyFoxBoston.com ) -- The superintendent of Newton schools has lost a week's pay for plagiarizing the governor in a graduation speech.Superintendent David Fleishman allegedly plagiarized Governor Deval Patrick, the Newton school committee ... [Published My Fox Boston - Jul 25 2014]

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David McCullough, Royal Voluntary Service chief executive, said: "we know that the right help on a return home from a hospital stay can make a huge difference to the health and wellbeing of older patients."
8/1/2014 - DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. -- As famed Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian, David McCullough, once said, "history is who we are and why we are the way we are."

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Volunteer groups to get £2m to support vulnerab... [Published Binleys - Aug 18 2014]
On Presidential Leadership [Published Heartlander Magazine - Aug 15 2014]
J.D.M. Stewart: The Panama Canal — the path bet... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 15 2014]
Probation services criticised over child protec... [Published Children & Young People Now - Aug 14 2014]
Lauren Bacall and Harry Truman's Piano Moment L... [Published US News & World Report - Aug 13 2014]
McCullough wins second term as mayor [Published Tennessean - Aug 13 2014]
Road School: American Revolution Field Trip to ... [Published Trekaroo - Aug 13 2014]
Death of Bacall recalls famous photo with Truman [Published KansasCity.com - Aug 13 2014]
Islanders Write shows writing is a growth indus... [Published Martha's Vineyard Times - Aug 12 2014]
Volunteer scheme in funding boost [Published Burton Mail - Aug 12 2014]
What President Took the Longest Vacation? (And ... [Published History News Network - Aug 11 2014]
"The Civil War" review: Ken Burns' epic masterp... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 10 2014]
Islanders Write, a festival of Vineyard writers... [Published Martha's Vineyard Times - Aug 09 2014]
Radio revolution [Published Harvard University Gazette - Aug 09 2014]
Radio revolution [Published Harvard Gazette - Aug 08 2014]
Government provides £2.6m to hospital volunteer... [Published ThirdSector - Aug 08 2014]
Volunteer groups to get £2m to support vulnerab... [Published NHS England - Aug 08 2014]
Cheatham County voters pick new sheriff [Published Tennessean - Aug 08 2014]
Editor’s Note: Welcome to the Genius Issue [Published Reader's Digest - Aug 08 2014]
AT THE LIBRARY: Boyden has scale model of Commo... [Published Foxboro Reporter - Aug 07 2014]
Is Rick Perlstein the New Doris Kearns Goodwin? [Published American Spectator - Aug 07 2014]
Through Airman's Historian's Eyes [Published Grand Forks Air Force Base - Aug 05 2014]
Why it’s good to read aloud 10 minutes ago [Published Home News Tribune - Aug 03 2014]
You're not special - and that's a good thing [Published Telegraph - Aug 03 2014]
Briggs Public Library announces upcoming events [Published Lansing State Journal - Aug 03 2014]
Pa. bridges, roads pay homage to famous, fallen [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Aug 03 2014]
On hearing good stories [Published Summerville Journal Scene - Aug 01 2014]
TED talks come to Martha’s Vineyard [Published Martha's Vineyard Times - Jul 31 2014]
Dope, litter, POTUS, and town beaches [Published Martha's Vineyard Times - Jul 31 2014]
Young people warn against opening up family courts [Published Children & Young People Now - Jul 30 2014]
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J.D.M. Stewart: The Panama Canal — the path bet... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 15 2014]
Much of the world’s attention this month, historically speaking, has been focused on the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. Less attention has been paid to what author David McCullough calls “one of the supreme human achievements ...
Radio revolution [Published Harvard Gazette - Aug 08 2014]
It’s May 3, 1971, early morning. A small, shaggy group of young reporters, most barely experienced, fans out across Washington, D.C., Sony TC-100 tape recorders in hand. The assignment: to cover a local demonstration. Coalescing not far from their ...
13 TV Finales to Catch in August [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 30 2014]
During a typically slow month as television is on a hiatus for the summer, there are only a handful of series seeing finales in August. Here’s a list of the 13 shows that will wrap up this month. source: NBC Crossbones – Saturday, August 2 NBC’s ...
A Bunch of War Buffs Just Dropped $10M on an Ar... [Published Wired Danger Room - Jul 16 2014]
Some military buffs like touring old battlefields, reading Stephen Ambrose or David McCullough, or just watching Patton on repeat. Jacques Littlefield, on the other hand, collected tanks. And this weekend, much of his arsenal was put up for auction, giving ...
A Bunch of War Buffs Just Dropped $10M on an Ar... [Published Wired Autopia - Jul 16 2014]
Some military buffs like touring old battlefields, reading Stephen Ambrose or David McCullough, or just watching Patton on repeat. Jacques Littlefield, on the other hand, collected tanks. And this weekend, much of his arsenal was put up for auction, giving ...
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