| Jan 31, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Jules Witcover's commentary ("Don't count Biden out in 2016," Jan. 29) contrasts the vice president's potency with former vice presidents who had little influence or significance in American history. Indeed, when Lyndon Johnson was broached by John...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 7:28 PM
They've played for the queen. They've played for four presidents.
And Monday, the "Mighty Sound of Maryland" will add President Barack Obama to their list of famous fans.
Led by the sounds of booming drum lines and trombones, the University of...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Last December, an American milestone passed virtually unnoticed. Forty years earlier, Harrison Schmitt became the 12th and last person to walk on the moon. Mr. Schmitt and the 11 men who preceded him — beginning with Neil Armstrong in 1969 —...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Harford County once had connections to the Kennedy Camelot.
The Shrivers of Olney Farms, at Wilmer, were relatives of President Kennedy. President Kennedy also had friends at the Oakington Estate in Havre de Grace.
Each of us can live in our...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Are we capable of restoring American values and ending the governmental logjam created by Democrats and Republicans alike? Do we have the moxie and patriotism necessary to address the increasing challenges facing America today? The sequester struggle...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Conventional wisdom indicates that a host of mental health issues will be up for discussion during the General Assembly's 2013 legislative session. This is welcome news for the one in five Marylanders living with mental illness who are struggling to...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 10:39 AM
I always feel bad for people who are giving graduation speeches. I honestly feel like it's one of the hardest tasks there is.
Unlike some other times in life, when people are actually excited about hearing a speech, those who are about to graduate are,...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:31 AM
An article in the June 7, 1913, edition of The Argus reported on the slow recovery of a little girl severely burned several weeks earlier.
After lying in St. Agnes Hospital for three weeks, slowly recovering from burns which she sustained near her home,...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:57 AM
When Lerner and Loewe's "Camelot" debuted on Broadway in 1960 with a cast headed by Richard Burton as King Arthur, Julie Andrews as Guinevere and Robert Goulet, an unknown Canadian in his first starring role, as Lancelot, the musical became an instant...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 3:00 AM
"Could people like Bob Dole, even Ronald Reagan -- could you make it in today's Republican Party?" Chris Wallace of "Fox News Sunday" asked former Senate Majority Leader and 1996 GOP presidential nominee Bob Dole.
"I doubt it," Mr. Dole replied. "Reagan...
| May 23, 2013
Although there's still a great deal to be learned about the scandals and controversies swirling around the White House like so many ominous dorsal fins in the surf, the nature of President Barack Obama's bind is becoming clear. The best defenses of his...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Everyone begged William Lewis Moore not to go to Mississippi. His pastor told him he would get killed walking around in a sandwich board sign protesting segregation. His family worried about where he would sleep and eat.
Even fellow civil rights...