Bob Dole gives thumbs up to the crowd during the dedication
ceremony for the Dole Institute of Politics on KU's West Campus
Monizan Begum, right, mother of Qutubuddin Ahmad, mourns his death
along with other family members after he was killed by a rhinoceros
driven away from its natural habitat by floods, in the village of
Rapohikash, India. Fierce floodwaters washed the rhino out of a
national park into the village, where the disoriented animal
attacked and killed Ahmad.
Charles Scarborough, 81, who flew B-17 missions over Italy, Austria
and Germany during World War II, recounts the time he and his crew
survived a crash in Yugoslavia. Scarborough, a Lawrence resident,
was at Lawrence Municipal Airport for Monday's air parade of
A B-17 makes a pass by the Campanile on the Kansas University
campus. The World War II-era plane was among the aircraft taking
part in an air parade Monday over Memorial Stadium in conjunction
with the Dole Institute of Politics dedication ceremonies.
Atlanta pitcher Shane Reynolds wipes his face as he meets with
catcher Javy Lopez, left, and pitching coach Leo Mazzone in the
first inning. Reynolds allowed six runs on 10 hits in 41/3 innings
in the Braves' 15-6 loss to Chicago Monday night in Atlanta.
Toronto pitcher Mark Hendrickson, a former NBA player, pitches
against New York. Hendrickson tossed a complete-game, five-hit,
rain-shortened shutout as the Blue Jays won, 8-0 in 71/2 innings,
Monday night at Yankee Stadium in New York.
Tiger Woods tees off on the fifth hole during the final round of
the British Open. Woods, who finished tied for fourth Sunday at
Royal St. George's in Sandwich, England, hasn't won a major in his
last five attempts.
Overall leader Lance Armstrong celebrates on the podium after
winning the 15th stage of the Tour de France. Armstrong held off
two rivals in a riveting climb Monday in the Tour de France between
Bagneres-de-Bigorre and Luz-Ardiden, French Pyrenees.
American Lance Armstrong strains during the final ascent of the
15th stage of the Tour de France. Armstrong won the stage and
increased his overall lead during Monday's race between
Bagneres-de-Bigorre and Luz-Ardiden, France.
Kansas City manager Tony Pena, right, chats with pitcher Jason
Grimsley after Grimsley walked Oakland's Scott Hatteberg to force
in the go-ahead run. The Athletics beat the Royals, 6-1, Monday in
Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas City head coach Dick Vermeil speaks to his squad during
morning practice. The Chiefs worked out Monday in River Falls, Wis.
Jill Crist, of Abilene, models a rayon crepe dress in strawberry
print as her daughter Olivia, 9 months, wears a dress with
appliqued birds and flowerpots during a 1940s fashion show in the
Crafton-Preyer Theatre at Kansas University. Monday's show was
presented in conjunction with the dedication of the Dole Institute
of Politics. Crist is director of the Fashion Museum in Abilene,
which provided the vintage clothing for the show. Also modeling
novelty print dresses are Reanna Putnam, in background at left, and
Bekki White, both of Salina.
A laser light show paints the Dole Institute of Politics in an
array of colors to cap the events Monday evening.
Members of the 4's Company Quartet surround former U.S. Sen. Bob
Dole and playfully serenade him with "It Had to Be You." Quartet
members playfully pawed at Dole's suit jacket and mussed his hair
during the number.
A crowd gathers outside the Dole Institute of Politics at Kansas
University to watch a USO-Style show on a large video screen. The
sold-out show was presented Monday night at the Lied Center as part
of dedication events.
Former Sen. George McGovern will share his war memories today
during a Memory Tent presentation as part of the Dole Institute of
Politics dedication. It was announced Monday that McGovern, the
1972 Democratic presidential nominee, will receive the Dole Spirit
of Leadership Award next year.
Sen. Elizabeth Dole talks with former President Jimmy Carter at the
Legacy of Leadership dinner at the Lawrence Holidome. The two dined
Monday at the $500-a-plate banquet.
From left, Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, former Sen. Bob Dole, former
President Jimmy Carter and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani show
off their Families of Freedom Jayhawk T-shirts during a news
conference at the Lawrence Holidome. Later Monday, Giuliani
received the first Dole Spirit of Leadership Award.
Sandra Banning, mother and legal guardian of the schoolgirl named
in the Pledge of Allegiance case.
Protest marchers are greeted by Lawrence Police Chief Ron Olin on a
march to the Lawrence Holidome. The marchers were protesting what
they called "elitists" at a $500-a-plate dinner at the Lawrence
Holidome that was honoring former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani.
John Paul DeJoria, best known for his Paul Mitchell salon products,
stands by a poster showing him with his cat Knucklehead while
showing off some of his John Paul Pet products. A growing number of
companies that primarily cater to human needs are capitalizing on
their brand-name recognition to market pet products.
Patricia Smith, left, plays with her friend Carol Shemwell during
an activity at Almost Family Adult Daycare Center in Louisville,
Ky. Legislation that is pending in Congress would allow Medicare to
pay for adult daycare. At right is Ronald Wermuth.
In foreground from left, Amelia Weil, 10, Lawrence; Ethan
Piekalkiewicz, 5, Houston; and Weil's mother, Malika Lyon,
Lawrence, attend an open house at the remodeled home of Serina
Hearn and Tony Backus at 1121 Ohio. The house was dilapidated in
fall 2002, but restoration of the home has returned it to near
original condition. Standing in background during Sunday's open
house are Sam Fields, Lawrence, left, a former tenant in the house
for 13 years, and Jarek Piekalkiewicz, Lawrence, a friend of the
The house at 1121 Ohio has been restored by owners Serina Hearn and
Tony Backus. Sunday an open house took place at the house, which in
2002 was thought beyond repair.
Part of Massachusetts Street was closed for several hours as
firefighters battled a blaze at an office above Jefferson's
Restaurant, 743 Mass. Investigators said they thought high winds
might have caused Monday's fire by blowing an aluminum ladder onto
a power line, causing arcing and igniting wooden beams inside the
office. The site was sealed off in 1954 when the attorney working
there was shot to death by a client.
A soldier from the 1st Armored Division examines the wreckage of
U.S. Humvees in Baghdad, Iraq. A U.S. soldier and his Iraqi
interpreter were killed, and three soldiers were injured, when a
roadside bomb was detonated Monday as their convoy passed.
Will Russell, left, and Scott Shuffitt, founders of the second
annual Lebowski Fest, manage their event at the AMF Rose Bowl in
Louisville, Ky. Russell and Shuffitt, lifelong friends and business
partners, first conceived the notion of the Lebowski Fest while
manning a T-shirt and sticker booth at a tattoo convention. The
pair found a small, affordable bowling alley, printed up $30 worth
of fliers and waited to see what would happen.
Jasmine Edwards, 14, works on a painting on an old window and
window frame. Edwards is a student in a summer art class sponsored
by the CARE Gallery in Columbia.
Danny Giles, 14, helps work on a mural on the west wall of
Shakespeare's Pizza in downtown Columbia, Mo. Giles is part of an
art program this summer taught by Ned Vail, who was contracted to
paint the mural.
Two Vietnamese boys pore over the latest Harry Potter installment
at the Thang Long bookstore in Hanoi, Vietnam. The Vietnamese
edition of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" is being
issued in 15 installments.
British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his wife, Cherie, view an art
installation by British artist Anthony Gormley, titled "Asian
Field," in Beijing. The installation includes 160,000 clay figures
made by Chinese villagers. The Blairs are spending two days of a
weeklong Asian tour in China's capital.
More than 30 Russell natives -- many of them on a first-name basis
with Bob Dole -- are in Lawrence to celebrate the dedication of the
Dole Institute of Politics at Kansas University. Many of those who
made the trek grew up with Russell's favorite son. The group is
pictured Monday outside the Lied Center.
Charles Murray Jr. enjoys himself during the Memory Tent panel
feting Medal of Honor recipients. Murray was awarded the nation's
highest military honor for his heroism in World War II killing and
capturing a combined 31 Germans before he was wounded by a grenade.
World War II Medal of Honor recipients sign autographs and greet a
crowd of visitors during dedication events for the Dole Institute
of Politics. From left are Walter Ehlers, Buena Park, Calif., and
Hershel Williams, Ona, W.Va. The two participated in a Memory Tent
Medal of Honor recipient Jack Lucas, Hattiesburg, Miss., left,
signs an autograph for Ian Burrow, 10, of Kansas City, Kan. Lucas,
who earned his medal for heroism at Iwo Jima, was a member on the
panel at a Memory Tent discussion by Medal of Honor recipients
Monday in conjunction with the Dole Institute of Politics
Former Sen. Bob Dole points out the Medal of Honor worn by Robert
Maxwell, Bend, Ore. "Now there's a hero," Dole said as he and
Maxwell joined other World War II veterans and dignitaries Monday
at a luncheon at the Circle S Ranch north of Lawrence. Maxwell grew
up in Quinter. The largest gathering in years of Medal of Honor
recipients -- 15 -- showed for events surrounding the Dole
Institute of Politics dedication. Eleven of them attended a Memory
Tent presentation Monday morning at the Dole Institute.
Rodney Peters, of Everest, is reflected in "The Moving Wall" Vietnam veterans memorial in Troy. The wall, pictured Monday, will be on display in Troy through Saturday. Two small duplicates of the Washington, D.C., Vietnam Veterans Memorial travel the nation April through November each year, to give people a chance to see the memorial without going to Washington, D.C. Versions of the wall have been traveling the country, spending about a week in each place, since 1984, two years after the dedication of the original memorial in Washington.
Several girls from the Quail Run neighborhood celebrate Olivia Loney's seventh birthday. All will begin second grade in the fall at Quail Run School. From left are Remington Samuels, Maddie Woodard, Kaitlin Dunbar, Olivia Loney, Madeline Dieker, Heidi Dumesich, Crosby Pennington and Katie Bandle. Paul Loney and family submitted the picture.
July 2003: Protest marchers are greeted by Lawrence Police Chief Ron Olin on a march to the Lawrence Holidome. The marchers were protesting what they called "elitists" at a $500-a-plate dinner at the Lawrence
Holidome that was honoring former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani.