“I started calling on the name of God…”
In a speech on Dec. 8, 1941 President Franklin D. Roosevelt asked Congress to declare war on Japan after the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Floating city: Plan for 40,000 people to live on the high seas
“On that day let all secular work and employment be suspended, and let our people assemble in their accustomed places of worship and with prayer and songs of praise give thanks to our Heavenly Father for all that He has done for us, while we humbly implore the forgiveness of our sins and a continuance of His mercy.”
CBSNews.com’s special four-day anniversary online stream will begin at 1:40 PM ET on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 with the first breaking network television news bulletin alerting viewers shots had been fired in Dallas.
Abraham Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg Address 150 years ago Tuesday, a speech that continues to echo through America to this day. Lincoln made his short address on Nov. 19, 1863 at the dedication of Soldiers’ National Cemetery, where the dead from the Battle of Gettysburg were laid to rest. There are several variations of the […]
“All great and honorable actions are accomplished with great difficulties.”
5-Year-Old Sets U.S. Half-Marathon Record A 5-year-old Jackson, New Jersey boy has become a record holder after running his first half-marathon. Anthony Evan Russo ran the Trenton Half Marathon in 2:22:25. That was about 40 minutes faster than the record time for a 5-year-old in a 13.1 mile race. He started running at the age […]
“A Marine is taught to play the cards he’s dealt. When you’re confronted with a situation like Alzheimer’s, then instead of turning your back on it and walking away, you confront it…”
The Marine Corps celebrates its 238th birthday Nov. 10, 2013. The Corps fought in every American war and conflict. To this day, it continues to be America’s elite fighting force.