On a trip to Hyannis, Mass., in 1960. The author's essay is part of a blog series from Carnegie Corporation of New York that
I'll spend the morning at Mount Vernon, home of George Washington, who led the military movement for independence. Close
Now, a photo's worth a thousand words and all of that, and I certainly agree that the pictures were not favorable to Clinton, since they seemed to reinforce the "Hillary has contempt for the public" theme.
I knew the day was going to be weird because I woke up fully rested and without my usual assortment of arthritic pains.
But seriously, if there's a time to use the word Americana, it's got to be July 4th, right? So here are some genre-bending releases that fit the name.
In 1852, the abolitionist Frederick Douglass delivered what could be considered the best July Fourth oration ever given. In
True patriotism isn't simply about waving the American flag. And it's not mostly about securing our borders from outsiders. It's about coming together for the common good.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered increased monitoring statewide for the holiday weekend under the direction of the