| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:23 AM
Choose whether each song is on (A) Barack Obama’s campaign Spotify playist, (B) Mitt Romney’s campaign Spotify playlist or (C) Neither.
1. “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow,” The Soggy Bottom Boys
2. “I Won’t Back Down,&...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Jan 13, 2011
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....
| Jul 28, 2011
If there's a physical "look" to being president, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie doesn't have it. But does that matter to Americans?...
| Oct 4, 2012
Election season kicked into high gear last night as the country prepares to peacefully elect a new leader. While everyone is grading the first of three presidential debates from last night and how President Barack Obama and GOP nominee Mitt......
| Apr 22, 2009
When he died 99 years ago this week, Mark Twain was this country's most beloved writer, yet his status as both an author and protean example of the now-familiar pop cultural celebrity seems to grow with each passing decade.
"Who Is Mark Twain?" -- a...
| Nov 24, 2009
| 7:54 AM
Pritzker Military Library
610 N. Fairbanks Court, 2nd Floor
Member Reception - 5:00 p.m.
Presentation and Live Webcast - 6:00 p.m.
To purchase a copy of the book:
The Imperial Cruise: A Secret History of Empire and...
| Jan 10, 2010
Rope? Check. Carabiners? Check. Sherpa? Check.
OK, so Granby's Western Barndoor Hill is not the 29,028-foot-high Mount Everest. And it's not even the 20,320-foot-high Mount McKinley — the highest mountain in North America. Connecticut? That honor...
| Sep 29, 2009
| 5:57 PM
New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine's re-election campaign has been running TV ads showing rival Chris Christie in a very unflattering light featuring ominous music, slow-mo video, black and white style freeze frames etc...which is all par for the course...
| Apr 3, 2009
The idea is nothing new. Thomas Jefferson's house had one. President Taft added one to the White House. Many of the early 20th Century catalog houses featured one. But for a variety of reasons, the sunroom is enjoying a renaissance today.
| Sep 29, 2010
| 10:56 AM
"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...