Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 26 2016 - 6:06pm
The U.S. Treasury said it will put abolitionist leader and feminist Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, responding to a public campaign to put women’s images on U.S. currency. What makes Tubman so special? University of Texas at San Antonio professor Catherine Clinton wrote a biography of Tubman called The Road to Freedom
Written by Bill Israel on Mar 9 2011 - 8:37pm
David Broder, the great Washington Post columnist who died Wed., March 9 was a giant in journalism – and a central help to me in a book, just published, which benefitted from Broder’s characteristic generosity and insight.I first connected with Broder a dozen years ago through Karl Rove, the Bush political strategist, who invited Broder to join us by teleconference in a class at the University of Texas at Austin that Rove and I were teaching together in spring of 1998.