The clock on the fireplace mantel along the far wall still ticks away the seconds. On May 10, 1863, that same clock, in that same place, ticked away the last few hours […]
“Independence forever!” — John Adams, on the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Adams was 91 years old when civic leaders from Boston asked the Sage of Quincy […]
Here’s the brilliant duo Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel with the beautiful and poignant “America” – a song for the wanderer in every American: Happy 4th, all….
As I predicted four years ago on the Fourth of July, little has changed. This year’s fireworks and barbecues offer only a brief respite from the problems of the nation, how they […]
Today we offer a nod to the music of America by paying tribute to our past and to our future. First, Woody Guthrie reminds us: this land is your land, too.