Topic: John Adams (President)
Chapter & Verse David McCullough talks about "The Greater Journey" and some of his own favorite books
One of the ways that biographer David McCullough learns about his subjects is to raid their libraries.
06/24/2011 09:20 am
As the Republican presidential field firms up, get ready for 18 months of Election 2012 hype. But beneath the noise, remember that American voters are surprisingly hopeful.
06/13/2011 05:06 pm
This year, the lineups for the standout classical music festivals around the country and the world are an exiting treat for classical enthusiasts. From California to New York to Salzburg, conductors like Esa-Pekka Salonen, Lorin Maazel, and Alan Gilbert will lead ensembles such as the Vienna Philharmonic, Boston Symphony, and the New York Philharmonic.
06/09/2011 12:45 pm
How 19th-century America’s romance with Paris helped to change the course of US history.
05/24/2011 05:44 pm
Not everyone loves Prince William and Kate Middleton. The Will’n’Kate-haters view the British public as a moronic mass brainwashed into bowing to a constitutional monarchy. But these snobs miss the mark: Real republicanism trusts, not disdains, the will of the people.
04/28/2011 09:00 am
Readers write in about the melodies of modern classical music, conservative art, and the merits of teaching parenting to students.
03/08/2011 09:31 am
When Muammar Qaddafi recently asked Libyans to rely on his 'moral authority,' an ever more sophisticated Arab generation widely read the request as an insult to their intelligence.
03/03/2011 12:48 pm
Seventy-four books from Thomas Jefferson’s personal library have been discovered at Washington University.
02/22/2011 01:43 pm
George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton will oversee the National Institute for Civil Discourse in Arizona, sparked by the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. But history shows it faces an uphill battle.
02/21/2011 12:21 pm
Even while leading the nation, these American presidents found time to write their valentines poems and love letters.
02/11/2011 12:10 pm