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Walter Cronkite
Walter Leland Cronkite Jr. (November 4, 1916 – July 17, 2009) was an American broadcast journalist who served as anchorman for the CBS Evening News
CBS Evening News
for 19 years (1962–1981). During the heyday of CBS News in the 1960s and 1970s, he was often cited as "the most trusted man in America" after being so named in an opinion poll.[1][2][3] He reported many events from 1937 to 1981, including bombings in World War II; the Nuremberg trials; combat in the Vietnam War;[4] the Dawson's Field hijackings; Watergate; the Iran Hostage Crisis; and the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy, civil rights pioneer Martin Luther King Jr., and Beatles musician John Lennon. He was also known for his extensive coverage of the U.S. space program, from Project Mercury
Project Mercury
to the Moon
Moon
landings to the Space Shuttle
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St. Joseph, Missouri
St. Joseph (informally St. Joe) is a city in and the county seat of Buchanan County, Missouri, United States.[4] It is the principal city of the St. Joseph Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Buchanan, Andrew, and DeKalb counties in Missouri
Missouri
and Doniphan County, Kansas. As of the 2010 census, St. Joseph had a total population of 76,780, making it the eighth largest city in the state, third largest in Northwest Missouri.[5] St. Joseph, named after the biblical Saint Joseph, is located on the Missouri
Missouri
River. It is perhaps best known as the starting point of the Pony Express
Pony Express
and the death place of Jesse James; Hip Hop star Eminem was born here as well.[6] St
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DeMolay
DeMolay International, founded in Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri
in 1919, is an international fraternal organization for young men ages 12 to 21. It was named for Jacques de Molay, the last Grand Master of the Knights Templar. DeMolay was incorporated in the 1990s and is classified by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.Contents1 Organizational overview 2 Overview 3 Founding 4 Values 5 Organizational structure5.1 Female youth leaders6 Jurisdictional officers 7 International leadership7.1 Officers of DeMolay International 7.2 International Congress Officers8 Adult supervision 9 Activities 10 DeMolay International
DeMolay International
Hall of Fame 11 References 12 External linksOrganizational overview[edit] DeMolay is open for membership to young men between the ages of 12 to 21 of good character[clarification needed] who acknowledge a higher spiritual power
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Space Shuttle
The Space Shuttle
Space Shuttle
was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics
Aeronautics
and Space Administration (NASA), as part of the Space Shuttle
Space Shuttle
program. Its official program name was Space Transportation System
Space Transportation System
(STS), taken from a 1969 plan for a system of reusable spacecraft of which it was the only item funded for development.[10] The first of four orbital test flights occurred in 1981, leading to operational flights beginning in 1982. In addition to the prototype whose completion was cancelled, five complete Shuttle systems were built and used on a total of 135 missions from 1981 to 2011, launched from the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida
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Saint Joseph, Missouri
Missouri
Missouri
is a state in the Midwestern
Midwestern
United States.[5] With over six million residents, it is the 18th-most populous state of the Union. The largest urban areas are Kansas
Kansas
City, St. Louis, Springfield, and Columbia; the capital is Jefferson City, located on the Missouri River. The state is the 21st-most extensive in area. In the South are the Ozarks, a forested highland, providing timber, minerals, and recreation. The Mississippi River
Mississippi River
forms the eastern border of the state. Humans have inhabited the land now known as Missouri
Missouri
for at least 12,000 years. The Mississippian culture
Mississippian culture
built cities and mounds, before declining in the 1300s. When European explorers arrived in the 1600s they encountered the Osage and Missouria
Missouria
nations
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Houston
Houston
Houston
(/ˈhjuːstən/ ( listen) HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in the U.S. state
U.S. state
of Texas
Texas
and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, with a census-estimated 2016 population of 2.303 million[2] within a land area of 599.59 square miles (1,552.9 km2).[7] It is the largest city in the Southern United States,[8] and the seat of Harris County. Located in Southeast Texas
Texas
near the Gulf of Mexico, it is the principal city of the Greater Houston
Houston
metro area, which is the fifth-most populated MSA in the United States. Houston
Houston
was founded on August 30, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing)[9][10] and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837
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United States
Coordinates: 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of AmericaFlagGreat SealMotto:  "In God
God
We Trust"[1][fn 1]Other traditional mottos  "E pluribus unum" (Latin)
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Boy Scouts Of America
The Boy Scouts of America
Boy Scouts of America
(BSA) is one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States
United States
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Chi Phi Fraternity
The Chi Phi (ΧΦ) Fraternity is an American College Social Fraternity that was established as the result of the merger of three separate organizations that were each known as Chi Phi. The earliest of these organizations was formed at Princeton University in 1824. Today, Chi Phi has over 47,000 living alumni members from over 100 active and inactive Chapters and un-chartered Colonies
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
City
City
(/oʊkləhoʊmə sɪti/), often shortened to OKC, is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state
U.S. state
of Oklahoma. The county seat of Oklahoma
Oklahoma
County,[9] the city ranks 27th among United States cities in population
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Project Mercury
3 Mercury-Atlas
Mercury-Atlas
1 Mercury-Redstone 1 Mercury-Atlas
Mercury-Atlas
3Partial failures 1: Big Joe 1Launch site(s)
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North African Campaign
Allied victoryFall of Italian Libya Surrender of all Axis forces in North Africa Eventual Allied invasion of SicilyTerritorial changes Former Italian Libya
Italian Libya
placed under British military administrationBelligerentsAllies British Commonwealth United Kingdom India  Southern Rhodesia Australia  Canada  New Zealand  South Africa United States[nb 1]  Free France Algeria[nb 1] Tunisia[nb 1] Morocco[nb 1] Poland Czechoslovak Legions  GreeceAxis Italy Libya Germany Vichy France[nb 2] Algeria[nb 1] Tunisia[nb 1] Morocco[nb 1]Commanders and leaders Harold Alexander Claude Auchinleck Archibald Wavell Bernard Montgomery Dwight D. Eisenhower George S
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Harrison Salisbury
Harrison Evans Salisbury (November 14, 1908 – July 5, 1993), was an American journalist and the first regular New York Times correspondent in Moscow after World War II.[1] Biography[edit] Salisbury was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He graduated from Minneapolis North High School in 1925 and the University of Minnesota in 1930. He spent nearly 20 years with United Press (UP), much of it overseas, and was UP's foreign editor during the last two years of World War II. Additionally, he was The New York Times' Moscow bureau chief from 1949-1954. Salisbury constantly battled Soviet censorship and won the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting in 1955. He twice (in 1957 and 1966) received the George Polk Award for Foreign Reporting. In the 1960s, he covered the growing civil rights movement in the Southern United States. From there, he directed The Times' coverage of President John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963
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Hugh Baillie
Hugh Baillie (October 23, 1890 – March 1, 1966) was an American journalist best known as the head of UP (United Press Associations), the leading rival to the Associated Press. As president 1935-1955, he was an overall charge of business operations, and dealings with his correspondents and subscribing newspapers. Baillie was the son of a prominent journalist in New York, and joined UP in 1915 after attending the University of Southern California. He personally interviewed top European leaders in the coming of World War II, including Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, and Neville Chamberlain
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Norfolk, Virginia
Norfolk
Norfolk
(/ˈnɔːrfʊk/ NOR-fuuk, locally /ˈnɒfʊk/ NOF-uuk) is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Virginia
in the United States. At the 2010 census, the population was 242,803;[3] in 2015, the population was estimated to be 247,189[4] making it the second-most populous city in Virginia
Virginia
after neighboring Virginia
Virginia
Beach. Norfolk
Norfolk
is located at the core of the Hampton Roads
Hampton Roads
metropolitan area, named for the large natural harbor of the same name located at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay. It is one of nine cities and seven counties that constitute the Hampton Roads
Hampton Roads
metro area, officially known as the Virginia
Virginia
Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA
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Operation Torch
Coordinates: 35°05′06″N 2°01′44″W / 35.085°N 2.029°W / 35.085; -2.029Operation TorchPart of the North African Campaign
North African Campaign
of World War IIA map showing landings during the operationDate 8–16 November 1942Location French Morocco
French Morocco
and French AlgeriaResultAllied victoryAnglo-American occupation of Morocco
Morocco
and Algeria Free France
Free France
gains control of French West Africa German and Italian occupation of southern France
France
and scuttling of the French fleet Run for TunisBelligerents United States  United Kingdom India Free FranceNaval only Canada  Netherlands  Australia Vichy France Algeria MoroccoNaval only Germany  ItalyCommanders and leaders Dwight D. Eisenhower George S
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