In his new book "The Cooking Gene," historian Michael W. Twitty traces the culinary roots of the South.
By Elizabeth Flock
Monticello and Montpelier, the former homes of presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, have long been attractions for those looking to learn more about two of America’s founding fathers. But this spring, the two neighboring Virginia presidential museums are looking…
By Alison Thoet
Here's what happened when no candidate appeared to have a majority after Election Day.
By Associated Press
By Anne Azzi Davenport
Jeffrey Brown visits the Library of Congress to explore what rebuilding Thomas Jefferson's vast book collection can teach us about the very roots of the United States.
By April Brown
For centuries, the educated, wealthy and refined could be distinguished by their ability to put quill to parchment to create beautiful, flowing letters. The delicately formed cursive letters of the America’s Declaration of Independence helped form a nation. But that…
By PBS NewsHour
On a day meant to celebrate our independence and our diversity, the Online NewsHour is reminded of a fascinating, symbolic coincidence in our history.
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