Tag Archives: Post History

Faith in America

Thomas Jefferson didn’t mince words when he gave his view on religious freedom: “It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God,” he once wrote. “It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.” ... More

Have You Seen Me?

His rise in New York politics surprised many, but his departure was even more stunning. August 6, 1930, he left friends on the sidewalk outside a New York restaurant, entered a cab heading to the theater, and was never seen again. What happened to Judge Crater? ... More

June 6, 1933: America Goes Out to the Movies

The first drive-in opened for business near Camden, New Jersey, 66 years ago this week. The drive-in movie craze peaked in 1958. As twilight fell on those Summer evenings, over 5,000 outdoor screens were flickering to life in fields from Maine to Monterey, attracting millions of movie-goers. Most of those theaters are now gone. A few remain. An even smaller number are still in operation. ... More

Abraham Lincoln: A Tribute

It’s a big year for our 16th president. Throughout the year, the Lincoln Bicentennial (www.lincolnbicentennial.gov) will celebrate his life, his work, and his words. Considered among the most revered Americans of all time, Lincoln continues to captivate our imagination and inspire the nation. Our 44th president counts Abraham Lincoln among his list of heroes, even […] ... More
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