“History is bunk,” pronounced Henry Ford in an expression that was widely appreciated in his era and in eras since. So you have to admire the members of the Tea Party, if only for their earnest attempts to reverse Americans’ aversion to the past by injecting “history” into the public dialogue. This is a movement […]
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Today Washington would have been diagnosed with a form of strep throat. In 1799, it killed him.
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The Medal is our nation’s highest award for valor in action against an enemy force.
The issue festered year after year while most national leaders chose to look the other way.
With Gadhafi on the ropes, Philadelphia’s French fetish is hard to miss.
The constitutional astrologers here at Constitution Daily take a radical new approach to the zodiac: What does your sign say, not about the future but about the past?
PJP FELLOW CARRIE JOHNSON REPORTS ON THE DECISION TO SHUT DOWN MOBILE SERVICE ON SAN FRANCISCO’S SUBWAY SYSTEM: Jennings Fellow and NPR Correspondent Carrie Johnson reported last week on the decision by officials of the Bay Area Rapid Transit System (BART) to temporarily shut down cell service in some of its stations. The decision was […]
Exiting the stage was on George Washington’s mind in the summer of 1796.