David McCullough

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Name: David McCullough
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

'You Are Not Special' teacher has more words of wisdom

Until June 2012, David McCullough Jr. was a high school English teacher best known as the son of a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian. Then he delivered a 12-minute commencement speech at Wellesley (Mass.) High School, where he teaches."You've been pampered, ... [Published Shreveport Times - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Yes, you're special, but you're not more special than anyone else

: From the wee hours of the morning until early evening the Leo Moon is Void-of-course . So... as a quiet Thursday slips into a busy Friday, little of lasting consequence will occur and it's best to take what does happen lightly.Shine on, but use today ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Children to lose court anonymity at 18

Children could be deterred from giving evidence in court cases and young offenders could have their rehabilitation harmed as a result of a legal ruling that will allow them to be named publicly once they turn 18.A High Court ruling has paved the way for ... [Published Children & Young People Now - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

'Lost' history of Panama Canal is now found in exhibit at KC's Linda Hall Library

In a year busy with centennials — World War I and Union Station — make room for the Panama Canal. It also has been 100 years since the Atlantic and Pacific oceans were joined by one of the wonders of the modern world.That may seem to have little to do ... [Published KansasCity.com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

How to Be an Egghead

Though he couldn’t tell us exactly what a public intellectual is, Friedman did share a few qualities a person would need to be considered.Illustration by Ryan HeshkaA mass audience is one thing a public intellectual can’t do without. Einstein’s theory ... [Published Boston Magazine - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

BECK, MATTHEW AARON

Guest Book "I am very sorry for your loss. Matt was a great friend and..."- Jaremy Isaac "I am so sorry for your loss. Matt was a shining start and..."- Linda Mooney "I am so very sorry for your loss, Matt will be greatly..." "May you rest peacefully ... [Published Lakeland Ledger - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Martin Sheen tabbed as opening act to speakers series

Actor/activist Martin Sheen has been chosen as the headliner to kick off the St. Louis Speakers Series .The marquee talkers in the upcoming series, presented by Maryville University for the 17th year, were announced Tuesday night. Sheen's appearance will ... [Published STLtoday.com - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Volunteers needed to help older people in Worthing

The Royal Voluntary Service is calling on local people in Worthing to dedicate a couple of hours a week to help older people in their community.The charity’s Community Meals on Wheels service provides older and housebound residents with much more than ... [Published Worthing Today - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

The office tea round is 'heading for extinction'

Is the end of the office tea round nigh? Busy and stressed out workers have stopped offering to make a cup for their colleagues, research suggests.In a study of 1,200 employees, a third of workers admit they prefer to just make themselves a drink and ... [Published Management Today Magazine - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

2014 Chairman’s Award winner McCullough speaks at American Ireland Fund Gala

“He got me into history,” said Marlon FergusonThe “he” was none other than Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian David McCullough“We embrace what's great about Ireland and turn it up a notch,” said event planner Theresa KaufmanWith no shortage of ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Elderly helpline launched in Corby

A new helpline is being launched in Corby this month aimed at supporting elderly residents.The Royal Voluntary Service is rolling out its Good Neighbours scheme in the town and hopes to recruit volunteers to make it a success.Volunteers will offer elderly ... [Published Northamptonshire Telegraph - Mar 23 2014]
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First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Irish eyes were smiling at Heinz Field

The setting and ambiance might have taken on the feel of a library and bookstore as a tribute to honoree David McCullough, a Pulitzer Prize winning author and Pittsburgh native, but things were ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 20 2014]

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Fort Ligonier offers hands-on history [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Apr 17 2014]
'You Are Not Special' teacher has more words of... [Published Shreveport Times - Apr 16 2014]
Abraham Lincoln exhibit comes to Oregon Histori... [Published Oregonian - Apr 11 2014]
Manhattan gets the substance, Staten Island get... [Published Staten Island Live - Apr 10 2014]
Yes, you're special, but you're not more specia... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 10 2014]
Children to lose court anonymity at 18 [Published Children & Young People Now - Apr 09 2014]
'Lost' history of Panama Canal is now found in ... [Published KansasCity.com - Apr 08 2014]
Common Core Complaints [Published Education News - Apr 07 2014]
How to Be an Egghead [Published Boston Magazine - Apr 07 2014]
Author argues kids today aren’t spoiled—he’s wrong [Published New York Post - Apr 06 2014]
It's last call for CJ's on Broadway [Post-Bulle... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 01 2014]
BECK, MATTHEW AARON [Published Lakeland Ledger - Apr 01 2014]
How Harry Truman learned to love Israel [Published Electronic Intifada - Mar 31 2014]
My favorite history comic books, by Max Brooks,... [Published Boing Boing - Mar 31 2014]
You are not entitled [Published NCSU Technician - Mar 31 2014]
Library Lines, 3/30 [Published San Angelo Standard-Times - Mar 30 2014]
Heritage’s Salvatori Prize Goes to Families Fig... [Published Heritage Foundation - Mar 27 2014]
American Independence : Reluctant Revolutionaries [Published 4 Traders - Mar 27 2014]
Martin Sheen tabbed as opening act to speakers ... [Published STLtoday.com - Mar 26 2014]
Volunteers needed to help older people in Worthing [Published Worthing Today - Mar 25 2014]
The decline of the office tea round? [Published The Sentinel - Mar 25 2014]
Almost half of workers say their boss never mak... [Published HRreview - Mar 25 2014]
The office tea round is 'heading for extinction' [Published Management Today Magazine - Mar 24 2014]
POLL: Is the traditional tea round becoming a t... [Published Northampton Herald & Post - Mar 24 2014]
2014 Chairman’s Award winner McCullough speaks ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Mar 24 2014]
Elderly helpline launched in Corby [Published Northamptonshire Telegraph - Mar 23 2014]
COMMUNITY NEWS: Farnsfield, Blidworth and Rainw... [Published Mansfield Chad - Mar 22 2014]
Irish eyes were smiling at Heinz Field [Published Big News Network - Mar 20 2014]
Stephen Fry and Felicity Kendal back campaign t... [Published MKWeb - Mar 20 2014]
Johnson-less NHUHSD Board Accepts Apology, Citi... [Published Arcata Eye - Mar 19 2014]
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My favorite history comic books, by Max Brooks,... [Published Boing Boing - Mar 31 2014]
[Max Brooks, author of the Zombie Survival Guide, has a new historical comic book out, called The Harlem Hellfighters , about the historic black 369th infantry regiment from WWI. Here's an exclusive essay that Max wrote for Boing Boing about his favorite ...
Ports Seek Hedge Against Congress Gridlock in D... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 03 2014]
Allure of the Seas leaving Port Everglades. File Photo. By Derek Wallbank March 3 (Bloomberg) — Congress has run aground and Port Everglades doesn’t want to. Officials at the Southeast Florida seaport have a simple request: They want to deepen ...
Event announcement [Published SCOTUSblog - Feb 18 2014]
From March 12-14, the State Bar of Georgia will host a national symposium in Atlanta celebrating the 225th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution’s ratification. Speakers and panelists will include Justice Antonin Scalia, former Solicitors General Paul ...
7 Presidents in 23 Books: Stories of Life and L... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Feb 17 2014]
Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ash_crow/ President’s Day isn’t only a day to sleep in and shop the sales. The holiday also serves as a reminder of America’s rich tapestry of history and the men who shaped the nation through political office. ...
If we are serious about protecting our privacy,... [Published The Moderate Voice - Dec 18 2013]
Shocked, SHOCKED, to find that surveillance has been going on! Gee. The Gray Lady FINALLY notices that the Snoopocracy created by Bush the Dumber and aided and abetted by the New York Times is … well, they’re SHOCKED, SHOCKED to find out that ...
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