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  • Currency Foe Andrew Jackson Has No Business On The $20 Bill

    Currency Foe Andrew Jackson Has No Business On The $20 Bill
    Few people would quarrel with the Treasury's decision to honor a distinguished woman with a spot on one of the most commonly used bills of America's currency. But by pushing aside Alexander Hamilton's image to make room for a woman on the $10 bill...
  • Blaze and my g-string caper

    Blaze and my g-string caper
    While pledging a fraternity at George Washington University in 1962, I was among several recruits sent on a trip to Baltimore and Towson to bring back some tawdry items. I was responsible for going to the 2 O'Clock Club on the famous "Block" in...
  • Foreign entanglements, yesterday and today

    Foreign entanglements, yesterday and today
    Comparing France's intervention in America's Revolution to our involvement with the anti-Assad rebels in Syria is a stretch. I can find many holes in it ("Lessons from Hermione," June 19). However, it might interest The Sun's readers to know there is...
  • Nobody Needs Another Presidential Library

    Nobody Needs Another Presidential Library
    Right now rangers are readying Acadia Park in Maine for the summer arrival of 2.4 million visitors. But there is not nearly enough staff to handle all those visitors. Acadia, like all national parks, has suffered from budget cuts due to sequestrations,...
  • Pageant of the Masters gets ready to pursue 'Happiness' with a new $3.5 million facade

    Pageant of the Masters gets ready to pursue 'Happiness' with a new $3.5 million facade
    Happiness is on the minds of the Laguna Beach art crowd as summer quickly approaches. "The Pursuit of Happiness" is the theme of this year's Pageant of the Masters. The famed live-art showcase is being presented by the 83-year-old Festival of Arts...
  • Feedback 6/14: About Hermione, history error and military coverage

    •Jerry, Hampton: I just want to say to you all, I appreciate all the coverage of the ship up in Yorktown — the beautiful pictures from different angles and in the water sailing. You gave fantastic coverage and I thank you so very much. &#...
  • Trump, boasting 'I'm really rich,' launches unorthodox presidential campaign

    WASHINGTON Donald Trump is selling success, using his wealth as a calling card. He announced his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday in classic Trump style. No diverse group of Americans behind him as Jeb Bush had Monday. No...
  • Interview: Brad Meltzer, author of 'The President's Shadow'

    Getting the rest of the world as excited about history as he is has become something of a mission for author Brad Meltzer. His thrillers are always replete with the sort of historical intrigue that can only be recounted by someone whose fingers are...
  • After fleeing Fidel Castro, newsman ready to return to Cuba

    MIAMI John T. Skelly's life has been inextricably linked with Cuba, Fidel Castro and the Kennedys. Born in the Dominican Republic, 88-year-old Jack Skelly moved to Cuba when he was 1 and grew up in Banes, where his father ran the railroad for United...
  • Our say: Hermione's visit reminds us of a debt

    Our say: <i>Hermione's</i> visit reminds us of a debt
    The American Revolution is not just the start of our history as an independent nation but one of our proudest accomplishments. But we didn't do it alone. A simple monument on the St. John's College campus, dedicated by President William Howard Taft in...
  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ LET'S MOVE THE PRIMARY, June 11 Although the first presidential primary election is still about six months away, interest in the races is starting to build. On the Republican ticket, it seems like new...