Enterprise reporter focusing on history, the social sciences, and culture. Education: Southern Illinois University, BS in journalism; Univeristy of Pittsburgh, MFA in English Michael Rosenwald is an enterprise reporter at The Washington Post. Before joining The Post in 2004, he was a reporter at The Boston Globe. He has also written for The New Yorker, Esquire, The Economist and the Columbia Journalism Review. In addition, Rosenwald was a finalist for the National Magazine Award in feature writing. He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University and the University of Pittsburgh. Honors & Awards:
National Magazine Award finalist in Feature Writing, 2003
Kennedy’s efforts in the early 1960s transformed the space off the Oval Office into the American symbol it is today — a place for diplomacy, presidential news briefings and Cabinet appointment announcements.
Elizabeth Dole’s fight for seat belt laws in the 1980s inspired the sort of rhetoric and division America is seeing today over government mandates to wear masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
In 1936, the killing of Thomas Finch was orchestrated by Samuel Roper, an Atlanta police officer who went on to lead the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and then, upon retirement, Georgia’s Ku Klux Klan
Slavery is central to the nation’s early history, particularly in Washington and the White House, which was built by slaves. After a George Washington statue was toppled in Portland, Ore., protesters tried to bring down an Andrew Jackson statue near the White House.