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Remarks on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2015

Remarks by Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, at a Special Event to mark the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, January 21, 2015 Thank you, and thank you, everybody, for being here. Let me thank you, Ambassador Winid, and the Polish Mission to the United Nations for organizing this ...
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Ben Franklin: Free 4-week summer program in the U.S. for 16-18 year olds

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and the U.S. Embassy in Oslo are pleased to announce two four-week Summer Institutes – the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship (BFTF), for up to 90 young Europeans and Americans. The institutes intend to foster relationships among the younger generations of Europeans and Americans ...
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Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address

THE PRESIDENT:  Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: We are 15 years into this new century.  Fifteen years that dawned with terror touching our shores; that unfolded with a new generation fighting two long and costly wars; that saw a vicious recession spread across our nation and the world.  It ...
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