A view rarely seen by anyone. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell stands ABOVE the top of the Washington Monument. The Secretary received an update on the repairs needed following the August 2011 earthquake and took a tour up to the top earlier this month.
During the same trip, photographer Tami A. Heilemann was able to snap unique photos of the Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial and view of the National Mall and U.S. Capitol Building.
Photos: Tami A. Heilemann
Jefferson is the best memorial.
Normandy Invasion, 1944
From the Moving Images Relating to Coast Guard Activities series.
See our past D-Day posts, including Eisenhower’s Order of the Day, and his hastily drafted “in case of failure” note, and a detailed sketch of a typical Platoon Leader in full battle dress.
the day of days
Good morning! The Spurs, Lakers or Heat have played in every NBA Finals since 1999, which is insane.
Why this is the best Final match-up in 25 years: http://usat.ly/14dA6eA
I did not know that.
French Open 2013 - Nocturne fluorescent tennis with Nadal, Federer, Serena & Sharapova.
I would love to do this.
it gets interesting at the 2:30 mark
Happy 49th birthday to Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels! Take a look at our 1986 cover story on Run-D.M.C. where they set the record straight on rap music and violence.
Raisin’ Hell changed my life….
GIF by Be Con In Riot
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