Embassy Continues Its Support of Polish Youth at “Peers of Independence” Competition

On November 9 at Dom Spotkań z Historią, Public Affairs Counselor Frank Finver and Deputy Cultural Attaché Scott Whitmore participated in the final competition of the Karta Foundation’s “Peers of Independence” project that the Embassy sponsored and helped kick off in April.  Established by the Karta Foundation to honor the centennial of Poland regaining its ...
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General Pulaski Memorial Day, 2018

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary October 10, 2018 GENERAL PULASKI MEMORIAL DAY, 2018 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Today, we pay tribute to the Polish immigrant and renowned military commander, General Casimir Pulaski, who gave his life for the cause of freedom during the American Revolutionary ...
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Deputy Chief of Mission Speaks at Celebration Honoring the Polish Righteous

On September 16 at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, Deputy Chief of Mission Eric Green gave remarks at a luncheon honoring the heroism of Polish Righteous who saved Jews during the Holocaust and Nazi occupation of Poland.  Sponsored by the New York-based Jewish Foundation for the Righteous (JFR), the ...
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U.S. Ambassadors to Poland: From Hugh Gibson to Georgette Mosbacher – 100 Years and Beyond

Ambassador Mosbacher gave remarks on U.S.-Polish relations before 60 guests and media at residence on September 14 entitled “U.S. Ambassadors to Poland: From Hugh Gibson to Georgette Mosbacher – 100 Years and Beyond.” In her remarks, the Ambassador outlined her policy priorities, including greater economic cooperation and increased trade; energy diversification and security; and strengthening ...
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Constitution Day

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC September 17, 2018 Today we mark an event that forever altered the course of world history. On this day 231 years ago, the United States Constitution was signed in Philadelphia by the delegates to the Constitutional Convention, setting in motion the American experiment in limited government and ...
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Ambassador Jones Hosts Visit of Supporters of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

On May 30 Ambassador Jones hosted a dinner for a delegation led by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) and representatives from the Polish government and organizations promoting Jewish culture and history.  During their tour of the region, the delegation visited Holocaust memorial sites in Ukraine and Poland, and other historical sites and museums.  The ...
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50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary April 3, 2018 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation Fifty years ago today, on April 4, 1968, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was tragically assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.  Though he was ...
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Embassy Takes Part in Commemoration of March 1968 Events at Warsaw’s Gdansk Train Station

On March 8 at Warsaw’s Gdansk Train Station, Ambassador Jones and Embassy personnel took part in the commemoration of events of March 1968.  Organized by the Shalom Foundation, Jewish Theater and Center for Yiddish Culture, the commemoration honored the 50th anniversary of the March 1968 purges in which thousands of Polish Jews were expelled from ...
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U.S. Speaker Engages with Audiences Throughout Poland on the Rebirth of Poland and American Support

Polish-American historian Dr. John Radzilowski from the University of Alaska visited Poland in mid-February as part of the U.S. Mission’s ongoing campaign “100 Years Together:  People, History, Future.”   He traveled throughout the country to discuss America’s role in the rebirth of Poland 100 years ago, the friendship between President Woodrow Wilson and Polish composer and ...
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U.S. Speaker Visits Poland to Discuss 100 Years of U.S.-Polish Relations

As part of the Embassy’s U.S. Speaker Program, Neal Pease, Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and editor in chief of The Polish Review, is visiting Poland for a series of lectures on the history of Polish-American relations.  His visit is part of the Embassy’s commemorations of the centennials of Poland regaining independence ...
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November Zoom in on America

The November issue of Zoom in on America features Colorado, “The Centennial State.” The origins of the name and nickname of the state are explained alongside other interesting facts about Colorado, the Capitol building, the ancient dwelling place – Messa Verde and many other.  You will find a little Colorado quiz and Activity Page with Reading ...
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September Issue of Zoom in on America

The September issue of Zoom in on America is about Jesse Owens, America’s greatest track and field athlete. The latest issue   (PDF 1,65 Mb).   Read more  about Zoom in on America  All past issues of Zoom in on America.    
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National Park Service Celebrates 100 Years in 2016

On August 25th, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the act creating the National Park Service (NPS) with the purpose of conserving nature remarkable sites “by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.”  Thus, 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the NPS, a federal program designed to protect diverse sites ...
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