If you were one of select few private Soviet citizens granted permission to visit the United States in 1955, you could take in a Cubs game or ski Jackson Hole, but if you wanted to sample Memphis barbeque or check out the factories in Youngstown,...
Thomas Jefferson is remembered as a progressive man who wrote the Declaration of Independence and called slavery an abomination, yet he was also a slaveholder himself who fathered several children by a woman he owned.
Critics are already gushing over Steven Spielberg's new "Lincoln" as a potential Oscar contender. Much of the praise centers on how the film makes the larger-than-life president at once heroic and human.
WWII heroes speak out about voting and our political leadersKSLA-TVPosted: Monday, November 5, 2012 9:47 PM EST. Updated: Monday, November 5, 2012 9:47 PM EST. By Pat Simon - bio | email. WWII veterans from the ArkLaTex recently visited the U.S.
Presidential politics would be wise to take its cues from 1787Austin American-StatesmanEvery fourth autumn, it seems, we are told that this time — yes, this election, this year — is the most important in a generation, the big choice that will shape...
On March 17, revelers will drink green beer in celebration of the man who, according to David Plotz, "didn't rid the land of snakes, didn't compare the Trinity to the shamrock, and wasn't even Irish." In a 2000 Assessment printed below, Plotz...
Jessica Robson Postlethwaite's insight:
The truth behind St. Patrick, and how we Americanize him!
This is more for the teachers than the students since this is most certainly not a current pop culture reference. Still, what's better than an interactive map displaying the locations where Johnny Cash has been while listening to him sing "I've Been Everywhere?" (Tech support: Use Google Chrome or Safari to play and ignore the finger).
Washington, D.C. lies midway all along the eastern coast of the United States, about 90 miles internal from the Atlantic Ocean, south of Maryland, north of Virginia and 233 miles south of New York City.