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The Most Famous Man You Never Heard Of: Part III

Helen Davey | Posted 09.24.2013 | Green
Helen Davey

In Parts I and II, I described John's developing passion for nature, which I interpreted grew out of his experience of traumatic loss. From the loss of his mother, to his being "put out to service," John undoubtedly felt both bereft and constrained.

The Most Famous Man You Never Heard Of: Part II

Helen Davey | Posted 09.14.2013 | Green
Helen Davey

In Part I of my story about my grandfather, John Davey, I mentioned that he has been recognized as a genius. What do I mean by "genius"?

Macy's $400 Million Makeover Upsets Preservationists

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 09.19.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A $400 million makeover is giving New York's iconic Macy's store a sleek, new 21st-century style. And some preservationists aren't happy ...

The Importance of Place in the American Story

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Kelly

Being on the Gettysburg Battlefield, I understood service and sacrifice to one's country in a way that I have never understood it before.