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On Tuesday, President Obama gave out the Presidential Medals of Freedom in a ceremony honoring thirteen individuals, reports the Washington Examiner. The medal is the country’s highest civilian honor, awarded to people who have made major contributions to the security of the United States, world peace or culture, or have worked on “other significant public or private endeavors.”
Centennial of Gerda Taro’s Birth, August 1, 1910
Unidentified Photographer, [Gerda Taro, Guadalajara, Spain], 1937 Gerda Taro, [Republican militiawoman training on the beach, outside Barcelona], August 1936 Gerda Taro, [Republican soldier playing…
Antonia Coello Novello, M.D., (born August 23, 1944) is a Puerto Rican physician and public health administrator. She was a vice admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps and served as fourteenth Surgeon General of the United States from 1990 to 1993. Novello is the first woman and first Hispanic to serve as Surgeon General.
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz – Hombres Necios Que Acusáis
Letra de Hombres Necios Que Acusáis / Hombres necios que acusáis / a la mujer sin razón, / sin ver que sois la ocasión / de lo mismo que culpáis. / Si con ansia sin igual