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Ben Franklin's bifocals Monday, July 21, 2008

Manassas - Bull Run
[1861 - First Battle of Bull Run fought outside Manassas, Virginia]

Ernest Hemingway high school graduation photo Ernest Hemingway at work

Writer Ernest Hemingway Hemingway - Nobel Prize
[1899 - Ernest Hemingway, Pulitzer & Nobel Prize-winning writer, born in Oak Park, Illinois]

Communications Guru Marshall McLuhan
[1911 - (Herbert) Marshall McLuhan, professor, writer, born in Edmonton, Alberta (Canada)]

Violin Virtuoso Isaac Stern
[1920 - Isaac Stern, concert violinist, born in Kreminiecz, Russia]

Comedian Don Knotts Don Knotts as Barney Fife
[1924 - Don (Jesse Donald) Knotts, comedian, Emmy Award-winning actor, born in Morgantown, West Virginia]

VA seal
[1930 - Veterans Administration (VA) is established (now Department of Veterans Affairs)]

Aswan High Dam - satellite image
[1970 - Aswan High Dam across Nile River in Egypt completed]
Aswan High Dam Power Generation Station

Agnostic Bumper-sticker

Know God - No Surcease
Know Jesus - Know a Piece

William's Whimsical Words:

No one knows it all, although some know-it-alls claim to.

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