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  • Notorious women of the automotive world

    Jean Jennings
  • Taking the Kids -- to Monticello, getting acquainted with Jefferson

    Taking the Kids -- to Monticello, getting acquainted with Jefferson
    What do you know about Thomas Jefferson? "He wrote the Declaration of Independence!" one boy answered. "He was the third president!" answered another. "He was a nice man," said 5-year-old Hannah, who added that, "I really don't know anything about...

    Some key moments in Archibald Motley's life and art

    Some key moments in Archibald Motley's life and art
    1891: Born Archibald John Motley Jr. in New Orleans on Oct. 7 to Mary Huff Motley and Archibald John Motley Sr. 1894: Motley family moves to Chicago. 1914-18: Motley studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He's pardoned from military...

    Louise Erdrich wins Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction

    Louise Erdrich wins Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction
    Minnesota novelist Louise Erdrich, a celebrated author who has won several literary awards, now has another prestigious prize to her name. The author of "Love Medicine" and "Tracks" is this year's winner of the Library of Congress Prize for American...

    How to get the big picture while photographing D.C.

    How to get the big picture while photographing D.C.
    "I want to make you the boss of your camera," says E. David Luria to the five budding photographers gathered around him in Lafayette Park across from the White House. We look down at our cameras — DSLRs and point-and-shoots — and consider...