April 18, 2004

Washington Mayor Anthony Williams declared April as "Panda Month" in Washington. The Pandas are on a 10-year loan from China.

The Simon Wiesenthal Center?s fourth Annual Status Report on Worldwide Investigation and Prosecution of Nazi War Criminals points to the continuing success of several countries, particularly the United States, in prosecuting Holocaust perpetrators during the past year ... the number of new investigations initiated (in nine different countries) during the past twelve months reached over 166.

From RefDesk:

The Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC) at the National Agricultural Library (NAL) has been a leader in food and human nutrition information dissemination since 1971.

BestPlaces.net provides facts about 3,000 U.S. cities and living so you can make better decisions about the best places for you to live, work, retire, play, or relocate.

The National Debt is the total amount of money owed by the government; the federal budget deficit is the yearly amount by which spending exceeds revenue. For a real bummer, check out the U.S. National Debt Clock.

Time magazine chronicles the most important 100 people of the 20th century in five categories: Leaders & Revolutionaries, Artists & Entertainment, Builders & Titans, Scientists & Thinkers, and Heroes & Icons.
The Person of the Century: Albert Einstein

If you think abusing the mentally ill is a thing of the past, you need to read I Survived The Box, in New York City Voices

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