Wikimedia Commons image On this day in 1993, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and the Palestine Liberation Organization chairman Yasser Arafat publicly shook hands at the White House after signing a historic peace agreement via efforts by the…

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Sep 12

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Here are future President & First Lady on Acapulco honeymoon--60th anniversary today: #JFKL pic.twitter.com/25UvPSykLf— Michael Beschloss (@BeschlossDC) September 12, 2013…

On this day in 1998, President Clinton met with Senate democrats and members of his Cabinet to ask forgiveness for his actions in the Monica Lewinsky scandal. James Lee Witt, chief of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, described…

Jul 12

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A Look Into a River’s Past

California has funded scientists from the San Francisco Estuary Institute to reconstruct an image of the San Joaquin Delta’s pre-Spanish landscape. They layer navigational charts, government land surveys, drawings, photographs, and journals to paint detailed picture of the Delta ecosystem…

In the summer of 1973, Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer led PBS’s gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Senate Watergate hearings — launching the beginnings of what the PBS NewsHour is today. On May 17, the NewsHour will look back at the…

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