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  • Mixing up the founding fathers: Bachmann's latest gaffe?

    Mixing up the founding fathers: Bachmann's latest gaffe?
    If it's a new day, there's probably at least one new Michele Bachmann gaffe. Today's comes courtesy of an interview Bachmann did with ABC News, in which she categorized John Quincy Adams (who was the sixth president) as a "founding father" when it was his...
  • 10 things you might not know about the Founding Fathers (and Mothers)

    10 things you might not know about the Founding Fathers (and Mothers)
    The people who founded this nation aren't moldy mannequins in history's closet — they're inspirational figures for modern America as we celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich recently said he had a "man crush" on Alexander...
  • Colonial connection serves Players well in lively '1776'

    Colonial connection serves Players well in lively '1776'
    Congress' inability to agree on matters of import isn't exactly a new phenomenon, but the Colonial Players' current production of the musical "1776" reminds us that fiery debate has been a part of our nation from the outset. Sherman Edwards' 1969 Tony...
  • Theresa Rebeck's "O Beautiful" : Thank You, Jesus. You, Too, Ben Franklin.

    Theresa Rebeck's "O Beautiful" : Thank You, Jesus. You, Too, Ben Franklin.
    The show: Connecticut Repertory Theatre's production of Theresa Rebeck's “O Beautiful” First Impressions: Playwright and TV writer Theresa Rebeck creates a messy, melodramatic work as she attempts to deal with the issues of school bullying,...
  • Paycheck Fairness Act: Good politics, good policy

    Paycheck Fairness Act: Good politics, good policy
    If Maryland's resident pit bull, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, has demonstrated anything in her several decades in Congress and as dean of Senate women, it's a willingness to stand up for the less powerful in society, and she was at it again this week advocating...
  • Historic document thief sentenced to 7 years in prison

    Historic document thief sentenced to 7 years in prison
    Barry H. Landau, the once-esteemed collector of presidential memorabilia, was sentenced seven years in federal prison Wednesday for stealing thousands of historic documents from archives and libraries in Baltimore and up the East Coast. The 64-year-old...
  • Compromise Part Of 'Spirit Of '76'

    Compromise Part Of 'Spirit Of '76'
    The Declaration of Independence, announced 236 years ago today by the Second Continental Congress, is the birth certificate of the United States of America. Its famous words are, or should be, known to all: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that...
  • How are Romney, Obama connected to the arts?

    How are Romney, Obama connected to the arts?
    Art hardly ever comes up as a campaign issue in presidential elections. But once voters decide, the artistic tastes of the first family become well known from the pieces they choose to adorn the White House. Barack Obama has long taken pride in his...
  • The gender gap and the GOP's future

    The gender gap and the GOP's future
    You can bet your Hillary Clinton buttons that one of the biggest chunks of the body politic that political pathologists will be putting under the lab microscope is the gender gap: women’s votes. “Remember the ladies,” Abigail Adams...
  • Wendell Garrett dies at 83; 'Antiques Roadshow' appraiser

    Wendell D. Garrett, a historian and authority on American decorative arts who was widely known for his appearances as an appraiser on the long-running PBS series "Antiques Roadshow," has died. He was 83. Garrett died Nov. 14 of natural causes at a...
  • Thief may have sold more historic documents

    Thief may have sold more historic documents
    Document thief Barry Landau may have sold more of the national treasures he stole from museums — including the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore, where his scheme unraveled — than previously thought, according to the National Archives...