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  • Tim Geithner gets FDR very wrong (but so did Obama)

    Tim Geithner gets FDR very wrong (but so did Obama)
    It's necessary to correct an old canard repeated by former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner about Franklin Roosevelt's behavior in the long interregnum between the 1932 election and his 1933 inauguration. 
  • Laurel's forgotten role in the Bonus Army [History Matters]

    After six years of lobbying by the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, Congress passed legislation in 1924 that provided for a bonus, based on length and place of service, to World War I veterans. Recipients who were due $50 or less were paid...

    Star-spangled celebrations planned for anthem's 200th anniversary

    Star-spangled celebrations planned for anthem's 200th anniversary
    WASHINGTON -- "The Star-Spangled Banner" -- familiar to football games, military functions and Olympic medal ceremonies -- turns 200 this year and the celebrations have already begun. The Smithsonian Institution has unveiled a U.S. Post Office-issued...

    Isabel Benham dies at 103; first female partner on Wall Street

    Isabel Benham, whose deep knowledge of the railroad industry made her an influential bond analyst at a time when few women held positions of authority on Wall Street, has died. She was 103. She died May 18 in her New York City apartment, according to...

    Derring-do: More from 101-year-old shipbuilder

    Several details from a lengthy interview with Newport News retiree and former shipyard designer Russell Derring didn't make it into a lengthy May 10 profile. Derring, 101, started his shipbuilding career in 1929, and as an apprentice installed pipes on...