|2005_DC_Navy_051015||50||230th Navy Birthday Concert (Ernest Borgnine) @ DAR Constitution Hall|
Navy veteran and Academy Award winning actor ...
|2005_IL_ALA2005C||21||American Library Association 2005 conference in Chicago, IL -- Authors|
Includes Jules Feiffer, Kate DiCamillo ("Because of Winn-Dixie"), Gary Stromberg ("The Harder They Fall"), Gene Ha (DC Comics), Henry Winkler, Arthur Frommer, and Jennifer Read Hawthorne.
|2005_IL_ALAKick_050625||32||American Library Association 2005 conference in Chicago, IL -- Day 1 Kick-off|
Attendees include Barack Obama and Mayor Richard M. Daley.
|2005_IL_ALAWrap_050628||9||American Library Association 2005 conference in Chicago, IL -- Day 4 wrap-up with Henry Winkler|
|2005_DC_4th_050704||61||DC -- 4th of July at the U.S. Capitol (2005)|
This year marks the 25th anniversary of A Capitol Fourth – a national Independence Day celebration where award-winning performers come together to pay tribute to the country they love for the enjoyment of millions of Americans.
THE PERFORMERS: ...
|2005_DC_Blue_050510||18||DC -- Blue Mass @ St Patrick's (2005)|
Once a year, there's a National Police Week which honors law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. To kick it off is a "blue mass" at the nearby St Patrick's Cathedral. I happened on the event this year, which was the 11th annual one. Present was Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick.
|2005_DC_Candlelight_050513||66||DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2005)|
17th Annual Candlelight Vigil: National Police Week 2005. There was a program which featured comments by Craig Floyd (the chairman of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund), Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, and others. After that, a reading of the names newly engraved on the Memorial...
|2005_DC_MiKick_050319||64||DC -- Celebrate Mickey: 75 InspEARations -- Kick-off event|
This was the official kick-off event for the "Celebrate Mickey: 75 InspEARations" event in Washington DC. After being split up to tour a variety of cities, the Mickey statues were brought back together in DC before going up to New York to be auctioned off at Sothebys. Highlights from the event...
|2005_DC_Gallup_050726||24||DC -- Gallup -- World Poll advance briefing|
The Gallup Organization held a special advance briefing for federal government agencies on The Gallup World Poll -- a global data collection and analysis effort that is the largest in Gallup’s 70-year history. In up to 200 countries, this project will gather first-hand, “on the ground” answers directly...
|2005_DC_WW2_60th_050902||67||DC -- Mall -- 60th anniversary of end of World War II (2005)|
|2005_DC_March_050924||12||DC -- Mall -- End the War On Iraq protest march|
|2005_DC_Extra_MileC_051014||30||DC -- The Extra Mile Points of Light Volunteer Pathway opening ceremony|
At a time when Americans are stepping forward with contributions and volunteer time to assist Gulf coast hurricane victims, the Points of Light Foundation will formally dedicate the Extra Mile – Points of Light Volunteer Pathway, a mile-long pathway of bronze medallions only blocks from the White House....
|2005_DC_Parks_051030||24||DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Tribute to Rosa Parks|
|2005_DC_Beautiful_051108||20||Dept of Interior -- Kick-off for America's Beautiful Natl Parks exhibit|
The new exhibit at the Dept of Interior Museum is called America's Beautiful National Parks. It's a collection of contemporary and historical large-scale photographs celebrating the diverse flora of our National Parks. It was an interesting idea for an exhibit, curated by Amy Lamb, since I usually...
|2005_MD_Summer_050910||119||Glen Echo Park -- Summer of Change event (speakers)|
This was an anniversary event called "Summer of Change." It reunited civil rights veterans who participated in protests at Glen Echo 45 years ago, leading to the integration of the Park. The program was sponsored by the National Park Service, in cooperation with the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts...
|2005_DC_IMFCEF_051104||19||IMF Center Economic Forum -- Reforming the IMF|
I have no idea how I ended up being invited to this but I'd never been in the IMF building and jumped at the chance. This was the description of the event:
IMF Center Economic Forum: Reforming the IMF: Governance and the Executive Board: Roundtable discussion on IMF governance and the role of the...
|2005_MD_Balt_Lights||16||MD -- Baltimore -- Parade of Lighted Boats|
|2005_MD_BARC||29||MD -- Beltsville -- Beltsville Agricultural Research Center Public Field Day|
|2005_DC_Women_050331||25||Ronald Reagan Bldg -- Natl Women's History Month w/Judy Woodruff|
The Federal Triangle Partnership, consisting of the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and the U.S. Agency for International Development, had a program celebrating March as National Women's History Month. The 2005 theme is "Women Change America."
The keynote speaker was...
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|2005_VA_Arlington_Persh_051111||62||VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Military Order of the World Wars (Pershing) ceremony|
|2005_VA_Arlington_Vet_051111||38||VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Veterans Day ceremony (Cheney)|
|2005_VA_Cavalry||12||VA -- Front Royal -- Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) -- Cavalry Reenactment|
|2013_04_27F_WHCD2||155||DC -- White House Correspondent's Dinner (2 of 3)|
Included here are Jeff Krulik, Geraldo Rivera, Nicole Kidman, Fred Armisen, Jason Sudekis and Olivia Wilde, Clarence and Lisa Page, Hayden Panettiere, Barbra Streisand and James Brolin. (Partially reviewed)
|2013_04_08A_Cherry||27||DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2013)|
What a difference a single 80 degree day makes as far as blossoms were concerned! (Partially reviewed)
|2013_02_28M_CWT_Board||115||CWT Color Bearer Thank You Weekend (2013) in Memphis, TN -- Board dinner|
During a Thursday evening dinner at the University Club, James S. Gilliland received the Trust’s Shelby Foote Preservation Legacy Award in recognition of his long service to the organization, including two terms as chairman of the board. Beyond his strong leadership, Gilliland personally served as a... (Partially reviewed)
|2013_02_14G_Supreme_CtX_IWAP||42||DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibitions -- In War and Peace|
In War and In Peace: The Supreme Court and the Civil War:
Marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, this exhibition looks at the Supreme Court during this volatile period in American history and the conflict’s impact on the
institution. Facing an unprecedented rebellion, the President and Cong...
|2013_04_20E_McMillan||126||Sixth & I and Pen/Faulkner Foundation -- Terry McMillan ("Learning to Breathe") w/Lisa Page|
Learning to Breathe: An Evening with Terry McMillan
The acclaimed author of How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Getting to Happy, Waiting to Exhale, Mama, Disappearing Acts, and The Interruption of Everything reads from her recent work and speaks about the writing process with Lisa Page, a visiting prof... (Partially reviewed)