Latest from Steve Hendrix

From a digitized JFK speech that he never gave to colorized Lincoln and Holocaust photos, scholars are debating a wave of historical re-creation and manipulation.

  • May 10, 2018

In 1874, David Kalākaua became the first visiting foreign leader ever honored with an extravagant black-tie blowout, thrown by President Ulysses S. Grant.

  • Apr 25, 2018

There was so much controversy surrounding the first lady's commencement address that all three networks interrupted their regular programming to carry the speech live.

  • Apr 18, 2018

In 1953, Barbara Bush “held our precious girl” as her 3-year-old daughter, Robin, died of leukemia. Now the former first lady has died too.

  • Apr 17, 2018

After Japan’s devastating attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, infuriated residents saw the ornamental forest around the Tidal Basin as a ready target for their rage.

  • Apr 5, 2018

The river is healthier than it’s been in decades, the Potomac Conservancy said in its annual report card.

  • Mar 27, 2018

Before Bob Goodlatte ran for Congress, he helped immigrants in Roanoke, get visas and bring family members to the U.S. Now he leads the effort to keep them out.

  • Mar 23, 2018

The 34-year-old officer shot at a student gunman inside Great Mills High School, during an incident that left the gunman dead and two classmates injured.

  • Mar 20, 2018

"Before submitting it elsewhere, I would advise the author to do a cutting job on it by half,” one dismissive editor told L'Engle's agent.

  • Mar 10, 2018

Thousands of flights have been canceled in the United States, most along the East Coast. In the Washington area, the federal government and many school districts shut down.

  • Mar 2, 2018
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