George Lucius Salton was a survivor of ten different concentration camps who served in the U.S. Army after liberation. His daughter tracked down families of Holocaust survivors for an emotional "reunion."
Former President George W. Bush addressed the gathering via prerecorded video and said guests were in his father's words - "points of light" - helping those in support of the most vulnerable.
90 years ago today, the George Washington Bridge, connecting New York and New Jersey, was officially dedicated (it opened to traffic the next day). New Jersey Governor Morgan F. Larson, left, and New York Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt formally dedicate the bridge.
How George Washington’s Idea of Executive Privilege Got Mangled - The Daily Beast
'When we smell a tree, the deepest parts of our brains are “listening” to the languages of trees' — writes biologist David George Haskell
Today, a jury did the right thing. But true justice requires much more. Michelle and I send our prayers to the Floyd family, and we stand with all those who are committed to guaranteeing every American the full measure of justice that George and so many others have been denied.
As millions of people across the country take to the streets and raise their voices in response to the killing of George Floyd and the ongoing problem of unequal justice, I’ve heard many ask how we can sustain momentum to bring about real change.
I apologize to everyone expecting to see me on Good Morning America today, but after the events in Minnesota with George Floyd I’m in no mood to tell America, good morning.