The Music of 1969: Talking ’Bout My GenerationJuly 29, Aug. 26, and Sept. 23, 6:45–8:45 p.m. The year 1969 saw a major upheaval in American culture and society, one that … Continue reading My Upcoming Talks at the Smithsonian in DC
Often times in life you don’t get a chance for a do-over. But sometimes you do. And Joshua Bell got such a chance yesterday. Back in 2007, Grammy-award winning violinist … Continue reading Union Station Comes Alive with the Sound of Music from a Violin Master
When the tens of thousands of women marched down Washington D.C.’s Pennsylvania Avenue last month for the 3rd annual Woman’s March, they were literally walking in the footsteps of fellow … Continue reading Suffragette City: When It Comes to Pennsylvania Avenue Protest Marches, Women Were First
Of all the beats that reporters cover, few are as challenging as the Supreme Court. First, there are the legal complexities of the cases that reach the court. Then there is … Continue reading Covering the Supreme Court
With a 2-5 record, Washington’s National Football League team is obviously experiencing difficulties on the field. But there is an equally ominous situation off the field as well. The problem … Continue reading Is the Name of Washington’s NFL Team Racist?
In early January, 2013 filmmaker Laura Poitras received an email from someone who identified himself as Citizenfour. The emailer promised to prove that America was using electronic and phone communications … Continue reading Documentary Shows Snowden, Scary US Security
Singer/songwriter Warren Zevon might not yet be in the actual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (although he should), but if there were a Halloween rock hall for famous spooky … Continue reading The Werewolves of London Still Howling Away