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Civil War ceremonies raise debates on race

...would disagree, and strongly."Slavery was the principal cause of the Civil War, period," said Bob Sutton, the chief historian for the National Park Service. "Yes, politics was important. Yes, economics were important. Yes, social issues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-12-10/civil-war-ceremonies-raise-de
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NASA technology found in earthbound products

...and their nutrients. "They did enhance it; they advanced it," said Launius, who previously worked as NASA's chief historian. So backpackers ripping open a packet of freeze-dried camping food can give a nod in NASA's direction. - Athletic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/12/liv_540437.shtml
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Move over, Gettysburg

...It eventually made it home to Georgia. His uniform is "one-of-a-kind," said Gordon Jones, the center's chief historian, because it is knee-length and hand-sewn of beige, brown and yellow cotton ticking. "The bloodstains are the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/23/met_48391.shtml
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State historian wants flag changed

...they appear on today's flag. The change was never approved by lawmakers and ought to be corrected, the state's chief historian said.Salley "believed he held a monopoly on the state's past," Eric Emerson, the executive director of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-28/state-historian-wants-flag-ch
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New Orleans only has to look to other cities to know it can rebuild

...city, others even hid in graves that had been dug up at a cemetery being relocated, according to Russell Lewis, chief historian at the Chicago Historical Society. "It was total chaos," he says, noting that troops were called in to maintain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/03/hur_706.shtml
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Venus to cross face of sun - first time in 122 years

...scientific efforts and rivalries. It was "the 19th-century equivalent of the space race," said Steven Dick, chief historian for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. So, Tyson said, watching a Venus transit nowadays is like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/07/liv_418125.shtml
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NASA confronts possibility of Friday the 13th launch

...new numbering sequence that was adopted with the 10th mission. Flight 41-G was largely trouble-free. NASA's chief historian, Roger Launius, warned against reading too much into the fact that there has never been another manned mission numbered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/12/tec_318336.shtml
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Computer bank helps descendants find Civil War relatives

...through "makes it very immediate. It becomes a very personal thing." Broadfoot worked with Robert K. Krick, chief historian of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania park, to bring the computer system here for a test run. "Now it looks like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/13/tec_224081.shtml
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DC Webgrrls - `It's like a cigar club for women'

...magazine from his Tommy gun, combat's terror crept over him. "Peleliu was an absolute horror," said Frank, now chief historian of the U.S. Marine Corps. "It was what Dante's Inferno must be like." Frank and other veterans have joined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/23/tec_201646.shtml
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DC Webgrrls - `It's like a cigar club for women'

...magazine from his Tommy gun, combat's terror crept over him. "Peleliu was an absolute horror," said Frank, now chief historian of the U.S. Marine Corps. "It was what Dante's Inferno must be like." Frank and other veterans have joined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/22/tec_201618.shtml
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