Latest from Michael S. Rosenwald
Vera Menchik astonished the chess world by taking down high-level male opponents in the 1920s and ’30s. Some call her a real-life Beth Harmon.
  • Nov 28, 2020
Britain's first female prime minister had little interest in advancing women or women’s issues, let alone shattering glass ceilings.
  • Nov 27, 2020
Police said they did not think the shooting was random.
  • Nov 26, 2020
Queen Elizabeth II was asleep when Michael Fagan barged into her bedroom in 1982. It was the second time he had snuck into Buckingham Palace.
  • Nov 17, 2020
There was, indeed, tension between the two women during the 11 years Thatcher reigned as prime minister while Queen Elizabeth reigned as the sovereign.
  • Nov 16, 2020
Her serious eating disorder was a symptom of her troubled relationship with Charles, but she said the queen believed it was the cause.
  • Nov 15, 2020
With President Trump demanding a recount in Wisconsin and Georgia announcing its own recount, memories of the chaotic Florida effort overseen by Harris two decades ago are flooding back.
  • Nov 6, 2020
In 2000, the nation was on judicial pins and needles, just as it could be again, with President Trump vowing to go to the Supreme Court to rule on the 2020 election, which he falsely claimed to have won.
  • Nov 6, 2020
The seniors are back on the field in suburban Maryland despite the dangers of the coronavirus.
  • Oct 28, 2020
The president brought William H. Johnson with him from Illinois to be his personal valet. The 30-year-old Black man helped care for Lincoln when he was sick, then fell ill himself.
  • Oct 11, 2020