From Sybil Ludington to Crispus Attucks.
As a member of the National Council on the Arts, the advisory Board to the National Endowment for the Arts and a painter
Being in the midst of history sometimes mean events are not seen in the "big picture" view that historians often later take, when looking back at the period.
Recently, I took a walk to the top of Fort Hill in Roxbury, Boston. In the Revolutionary War, this hill was occupied by a
Actor, director and screenwriter Scott Foley takes his turn under the Who Do You Think You Are? microscope to explore family
Washington saw his job as setting the standard for everyone who would follow him, a job he did exceedingly well. If most of his successors and wannabes couldn't and can't measure up to those stirring standards, shame on them, not him.
Her story is so astonishing, I am chagrined to have missed it this long. Nor am I alone.
In the late 19th and early 20th centuries Lake George's superb geography attracted adepts of the gilded age who built palatial