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Photo of the Week – A Family Relaxing at the Reflecting Pool on the National Mall

... Pool, but very cute just the same. Mama duck was very calm as people walked by her family enjoying some sun between the Lincoln Memorial and the world war II memorial.        Images – from personal collection   ©2009, Jon Rochetti  ______________________________________________________ Tags: Attractions, lincoln-memorial, National Mall, Reflecting Pool, Washington DC, world war II memorial ...
May 27th, 2009 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
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Debunking An Urban Myth on the World War II Memorial…“So Help Us God”

Recently I received a reader’s comment to the post I wrote about the world war II memorial, which is located on the National Mall in Washington, DC.  It seems there have been multiple e-mails floating around cyberspace stating that the inscription on the memorial of President Roosevelt’s December 8th, 1941 “Day of Infamy” speech left off the key phrase, “…so help us God.” The memorial’s inscription reads: Pearl Harbor – December 7, 1941, a date which will live...
April 20th, 2009 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
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