The great website the Memory Hole just posted two FBI reports on the Nation Of Islam from the 1960s. I look forward to checking them out when I get the chance. Here’s what The Memory Hole’s Russ Kirk has to say: Upon review, the FBI has released the two reports on the Nation of Islam. […]
A History of Metro
Historian Zachary Schrag has finished the first serious history of the D.C. Metro I am aware of. Slated for release in spring 2006 his book, The Great Society Subway: A History of the Washington Metro, is already listed on Amazon.
I heard NPR interviewing a Prof. Cass Sunstein today on Fresh Air. I thought he had some interesting things to say, and his many books sound worth a look, too.
DCist is (also) a sponsor of this fall’s “Walkingtown”, a day of free interpretive walks in D.C. sponsored by an org called Cultural Tourism DC. Here’s the list of all the day’s events – this fall it is October 1.
U-M Gets the Scoop on Roberts
ANN ARBOR, Mich.â€”The U.S. Library of Congressâ€”the largest library in the worldâ€” recently chose part of the University of Michigan Law School Libraryâ€™s Web site for inclusion in its Internet collection. The Law Library Reference Department staff collected the information about U.S. Supreme Court nominee John Roberts and posted it this month, adding links to […]
Moving and Carter G. Woodson
I just moved between two neighborhoods in D.C., and I have been doing some research on the two properties. I moved from a Glover Park row home constructed in 1937, where I shared the 1,332 square feet of living space with three other people. In 2006 it will be assessed by the city at $592,050. […]
I just found out that thanks to Senator Robert Byrd, this September 16 has been declared “Constitution Day,” and, The act mandates that all publicly-funded educational institutions provide educational programming on the history of the American Constitution on that day. In May 2005, the United States Department of Education announced the enactment of this law […]