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Controversy has erupted over President Obama’s plans to rename Alaska’s Mount McKinley, which Congress named after U.S. president William McKinley in 1917, to Denali, the Athabascan word meaning “the high one.” Alaska has long been a mix of cultures, sometimes leading … Continue reading
Back to school is on the minds of many right now. No doubt parents are watching their kids get back into the groove of studying math, English, science, social studies, and other subjects. What about fencing? Though not a typical … Continue reading
Exactly 200 years ago on Dec. 24, 1814, John Quincy Adams gave Americans the best Christmas gift he could possibly give to a nation at war: a peace treaty. “I consider the day on which I signed it as the happiest … Continue reading
Wanted to share with you my talk on my Pulitzer-nominated book, American Phoenix, which C-SPAN recently aired. I’m also working with a film producer to bring this story to film.
Among the many attractive features of the new iPhone 6 is its speed. Some have touted it as “insanely faster” than the iPhone 5. Two hundred years ago today, on Oct. 7, 1814, John Quincy Adams could have used an iPhone … Continue reading
. . . from Jane Hampton Cook, the author of American Phoenix Today is Constitution Day, the day 227 years ago in 1787 when members of the Constitutional Convention signed the U.S. Constitution. Years later, one American was named or elected … Continue reading