“Making Their Mark” National Archives Exhibit Open

Posted: April 1, 2014 by Martha in Sharing
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In National Archives exhibit, signed letters help tell the story of our nation — and beyond – The Washington Post

Culled from the billions of records maintained by the Archives, the more than 100 examples in “Making Their Mark” offer surprises both moving and ironic, from 10-year-old Michael Rosenberg’s plaintive letter to President Eisenhower pleading to save his parents from execution (“Please don’t leave my brother and I without a Mommy and Daddy”) to Saddam Hussein’s greeting card of congratulations to his future war foe, George H.W. Bush, following the latter’s 1989 inauguration.




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