Latest from Michael S. Rosenwald

More than 150 years before Paul Manafort transformed lobbying, Sam Cutler Ward charmed lawmakers with long elaborate dinners and all sorts of gifts.

  • Aug 9, 2018

Secret recordings were first used by businesses and quickly proved a "viciously effective labor management tool."

  • Jul 26, 2018

Using all capital LETTERS has long been a method for shouting in print, dating to at least the 19th century. But what if it's not even effective?

  • Jul 23, 2018

One simple change to the court – making the bench U-shaped – resulted in fewer interruptions.

  • Jul 17, 2018

Vehicle flipped over late Saturday on Glenarden Parkway, police say.

  • Jul 15, 2018

William J. Brennan Jr., a Catholic, played a pivotal role in legalizing abortion -- which might prove instructive during the confirmation hearing for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, who is also Catholic.

  • Jul 9, 2018

Five years after the radio broadcast, President Kennedy delivered a powerful July Fourth speech about the Declaration at Independence Hall in Philadelphia.

  • Jul 4, 2018

To find the historical parallel to the attack on the Capital Gazette newsroom, you have to look really far back.

  • Jun 29, 2018

Frank Kameny was furious that he'd been fired from his government job because he was gay. So he appealed to the nation's highest court.

  • Jun 9, 2018

Fred Rogers, the subject of a new documentary opening Friday, used his TV show to calm children and their parents after the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy.

  • Jun 8, 2018
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