| Jan 4, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva Now that the Obamas are settling in to the Hay-Adams Hotel for about 10 days, one wonders how much Michelle Obama has told her daughters about the alleged ghost. The place is haunted, according to Washington legend....
| May 6, 2001
Ask anyone if they've been to Springfield and chances are they'll say, "Yeah, my parents took us there when we were kids to see the Lincoln stuff." Or, "We went down there on a school trip to see the Lincoln stuff."
I sense a pattern here. Which is good,...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 2:26 PM
This year's Lincoln Prize, an award honoring a scholarly text on Abraham Lincoln or the Civil War solider, was given to Eric Foner's "The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery," which details Lincoln's evolving views on slavery.
| May 29, 2011
The Greater Journey
Americans in Paris
Simon & Schuster: 560 pp., $37.50
For more than 40 years, David McCullough has brought the past to life in books distinguished by vigorous storytelling and vivid characterizations. He garnered...