Bob Dole did everything that he could to get his ninety-five-year-old war-ravaged body once again to the U.S. Capitol, this time to pay a final tribute to his friend and rival, George H.W. Bush.
Nov. 11, now called Veterans Day, was originally Armistice Day, a commemoration of the end of World War I, in 1918, the cessation of
Local history may be about to repeat itself in suburban St. Louis, as another well-established African-American neighborhood faces extinction by buyout, demolition and commercial
Centennials don’t have much objective relevance, but they are marked nonetheless. It shouldn’t surprise, then, that everyone from The New York Times to Alex
Political observers such as David Gergen and Jeffrey Toobin have said that what we need now is another Howard Baker. For those who may
Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey is worse than Nixon’s 1973 Saturday Night Massacre. Sure, just as Trump is doing now, Nixon acted out his
Where did Sean Spicer’s incredibly ignorant and offensive remark about Adolf Hitler “not using chemical weapons on his own people” come from? I watched
How will the next justice appointed to the Supreme Court vote? The answer, history tells us, is: We don’t know for sure. Surprises happen.
Is Trump unique? No. He’s just the latest in a long line of demagogues and false populists who use deceit and “alternative facts” to
How does American democracy outlast Trump? We are about to experience the presidency of the least experienced, least qualified, most uninformed, most autocratic and