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  • Back Story: Learning history on the road

    Back Story: Learning history on the road
    Sharon Boston, media relations manager at University of Maryland Medical Center, normally spends her days fielding requests from the media. But when it comes to weekends and vacations, it's a safe bet that she's on the road, traveling to visit homes...
  • Before we sail into Ponce land, let's salute some milestones of 2012

    Before we sail into Ponce land, let's salute some milestones of 2012
    We're about to plunge into a mega-anniversary year, marking 500 years since Ponce de León named Florida in 1513. But before we leave 2012, let's tip our Flashback bonnet to a couple of milestones noted this year. A century of 'leavening the loaf' Like...
  • Presidential pillows: Famous hotels where U.S. chief executives have bedded down

    Presidential pillows: Famous hotels where U.S. chief executives have bedded down
    Warren Harding died here" doesn't quite have the tourist draw of "Washington slept here," but for the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, the distinction of being the only hotel where a president of the United States drew his last breath is enough to put it...
  • The real reason Obama won

    The real reason Obama won
    Baltimore's Fifth Regiment Armory is a good place to start for some perspective on the recent presidential election. Within its gray stone walls, the tumultuous 1912 Democratic National Convention played a major scene in the political drama that...
  • Paul Umansky, Sinai Hospital spokesman, opera lover

    Paul Umansky, Sinai Hospital spokesman, opera lover
    Paul Umansky, an opera lover, occasional actor and, for more than two decades, the public voice of Sinai Hospital, died March 27 at the Gilchrest Center. He was 81, and died following a three-year bout with multiple myeloma. "He was a great guy," said...
  • Chris Christie: Does he have the look of a president?

     
    If there's a physical "look" to being president, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie doesn't have it. But does that matter to Americans?...
  • Presidential art show opens Saturday at Mother Falcon

     
    Here's a novel way to celebrate Presidents' Day: Take in an avant-garde painting of one of our nation's leaders. The Mother Falcon Clothing store, which custom prints T-shirts, is having an executive art show through Feb. 24. The free kickoff is at 8 p.m....
  • Thanksgiving 1910

     
    Thanksgiving 1910: President Taft declares the annual holiday. “The records of population and harvests which are the index of progress show vigorous national growth and the health and prosperous well-being of our communities throughout this land and...
  • Social media wrap: Charlie Crist's worst pitch ever (we're talking about baseball)

     
    Florida governor's terrible pitch before a Rays-Rangers game goes viral. One blogger calls it a metaphor for his Senate campaign....
  • San Francisco Labor Leaders Accuse The Times of Libel

     
    July 19, 1910: "Jailbird" ... "pinhead" ... A typical Times editorial about labor. Sept. 4, 1910: San Francisco labor leaders file a libel suit against Times Editor and General Manager Gen. Harrison Gray Otis and Assistant Manager Harry Chandler. It’s a...
  • "Woodrow Wilson: A Biography" By John Milton Cooper, Jr.

    "Woodrow Wilson: A Biography" By John Milton Cooper, Jr.
    "Woodrow Wilson: A Biography" By John Milton Cooper, Jr. andom House, 2009, 702 pages, $35 President Woodrow Wilson, a confidant confided in his diary shortly after World War I, "will probably go down in history as the greatest figure of his time, and I...