As part of an effort to create a library collection of George Washington’s favorite reading materials, two books belonging to Washington long held at the National Library of Scotland will soon be returned to Mt Vernon. Alex Salmond, the first minister of Scotland, will soon arrive in the United states to return them. The two […]

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On April 4, 1968, shortly after 6 p.m. Martin Luther King Jr. was fatally shot on the second story balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. King was in town to support a sanitation workers’ strike and was on his way to dinner when a bullet struck him in the jaw and severed […]

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