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How SNL Trumped The Donald

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 11.10.2015 | Entertainment
Joan E. Dowlin

Many I talked to who watched the show said they didn't think it was funny. But maybe that was Lorne Michaels' intention. Are we seeing the beginning of the end of the country's Trump obsession? I for one hope so because I want SNL to go back to being funny again.

When the Lights Went Out in New York: A Tale of Two Nights

Phillip Martin | Posted 07.14.2015 | Politics
Phillip Martin

Thirty-eight years ago this week, the lights went out in New York City. Chaos ensued. But the nature of the disruption was far from simple. This week, PBS's American Experience chronicles and deconstructs that intense 1977 experience.

Uncle Pentagon

Frida Berrigan | Posted 05.10.2015 | Politics
Frida Berrigan

In many ways, I grew up at the Pentagon. Our family never sat for a formal portrait. We didn't take snapshots at parties or picnics or on vacation. But what we do have is photo albums stuffed with pictures taken at the Pentagon as we protested there year after year after year.

11/22/63: Gun Control, Anyone?

Denise Bostrom | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Denise Bostrom

I believe the time has come to reconsider how we wish to leave our country for our children and theirs. As the anniversary of the school shooting in Newton, Connecticut (12/13/13), approaches, I believe that together, we have the ability to spare our children and country.

PHOTOS: Home Designed By Ski Town Architect

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.03.2013 | HuffPost Home

Imagine living in an historic home that once hosted a former U.S. president and other government officials at the base of a gondola in one of Colorado...

Reluctant Activist Gloria Steinem Returns to Her Roots: Mr. President Appoint Her!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.05.2013 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

As I watch the new PBS series, "Makers: The Women Who Make America," which kicked off Feb. 26th, I am reminded of my encounter with one of those makers, Gloria Steinem, in the election battleground state of Ohio last fall.

Gerald Ford's Presidential Museum To Expand

AP | Posted 01.12.2013 | Travel

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids will be updated and expanded under a $15 million fundraising effort...

A Would-be Teenage Spy at the 1976 Republican Convention

Jacqueline Caster | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Jacqueline Caster

"Why?" I asked. "Well," he said, "our group would be forever grateful if you could fill us in on the details of what they discuss." Flustered, I replied, "You mean you want me to spy for you?" "Well, in a word", he broke into a smile, "Yes."

BOTH SIDES: Accen-tu-ate the Negative: Mitt Hides Taxes? Yes. Barack Hates U.S. & Business? Nah.

HuffPost Radio | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpg Is GOP adopting a soft birtherism when it repeats that the American president doesn't understand the country that elected him?

How The Seven Biggest Presidential Speeches On The Economy Failed

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 11.07.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: President Barack Obama will give a speech before a joint session of Congress this week, in which he will lay out a job creation pl...

For Her Own Funeral, Betty Ford Requested Political Eulogy

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 09.10.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Former first lady Betty Ford, always known for her take charge attitude, chose the people who will eulogize her and the subjects t...

Former First Lady Betty Ford Dies At 93

AP | CONNIE CASS and LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Betty Ford said things that first ladies just don't say, even today. And 1970s America loved her for it. According to Mrs. Ford...

Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, Charles Manson Follower, Moving To Upstate NY

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MARCY, N.Y. — Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, the Charles Manson follower convicted in 1975 of pointing a gun at then-President Gerald Ford, is moving...

Sara Jane Moore -- Then and Now

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geri Spieler

Sara Jane Moore missed Gerald Ford's head with a bullet by a mere six inches. Someone like her didn't raise any alarms on a street corner in 1975, and wouldn't today.

VP-elect Biden Chooses Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens To Swear Him In

Erin Medlicott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erin Medlicott

Stevens files more dissents and separate opinions than any of his colleagues. He is the court's most outspoken defender of the need for judicial oversight of executive power.