Friday, November 7, 1997

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  • Smithsonian and Corporate Sponsorship

    A California businessman announced a $20 million gift to the Smithsonian Institution this week, the largest single donation to the museum in its 151 year history. The Smithsonian said they would use the money from multi- millionaire real estate developer Kenneth Behring to improve the National Museum of Natural History.

  • Northern Ireland Peace Process

    For most of the last 28-years, Northern Ireland has been at war. On the one side stands the Irish Republican Army and other organizations generally called Nationalists or Republicans, who are fighting for a united Ireland and against official discrimination towards Catholics and Irish Nationalists in the British-ruled province.

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