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A neglected 19th-century Baltimore artist gets some 21st-century recognition in an exhibit at the Walters Art Museum. "New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville" includes all 16 of his surviving paintings, some of his drawings and...
"Today is a somber day of reflection," reminded Havre de Grace Mayor Wayne Dougherty on Monday morning, standing before a crowd assembled at Millard Tydings Memorial Park for the city's annual Memorial Day observance. Dougherty and city other officials...
SALINAS, Calif. — Early evening in the "Salad Bowl of the World" and the City Council meeting is standing room only. The murmur of the crowd drips with anticipation. The bickering has been building for weeks. "I want to remind everyone," warned...
Tags: Voting, Murder, Labor Legislation, Minority Groups, Civil Rights
This spring will be remembered, by history junkies at least, for the opening of a major new institution, one named after a polarizing leader, devoted to a divisive period, subsidized by taxpayers and stationed in the South. I'm not talking about the...
Tags: Bill Clinton, Libraries, U.S. Senate, Trent Lott, Armed Forces
He had never been in the smoky, confusing haze of gunfire. Never watched helplessly as strong young men fell dead in front of him. Until the Battle of Antietam, William Reichard didn't know war. Reichard, barely 20, left Allentown in the summer of...
Including the American Revolution, the United States has participated in 12 major wars since the republic was founded. All but two were photographed. (The Mexican-American War of 1846-48 was the first to be documented with cameras, but just a few pictures...
Tags: Arts, U.S. Army, Times Square, Artists, Photography
A misnomer about Cinco de Mayo is that it's Mexican Independence Day. It's not. "Mexican Independence Day is Sept. 16, " said Juan Gonzalez, a Spanish professor at Northern State University. Cinco de Mayo -- May 5 in Spanish -- marks the date in...
Tags: Minority Groups, Armed Forces, Cinco de Mayo, France
It's a Catholic thing. It's an immigrant-underdog thing. It's an acoustic-punk thing. There are many reasons why, for the last 10 or 11 years — the precise number is lost in the fog of memory — the L.A. Chicano band Ollin has celebrated St....
email@example.comOn a small stage near a country church that witnessed some of the bloodiest fighting in American history, a U.S. Army general told several hundred people the story of a 15-year-old private who received the nation’s highest military honor during...
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