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November 23, 2023 5:20 am

‘The Highest Appreciation Is Not to Utter Words But to Live by Them’

“Let us be humbly thankful for inherited ideals” and resolve to share “those ideals with our fellow human beings throughout…
John F. Kennedy
September 4, 2023 5:30 am

Labor Day: ‘Building, Breaking, Rebuilding’

Perhaps the most famous lines Carl Sandburg (1878–1967) ever wrote were from this 1914 poem, “Chicago,” describing the city where…

Carl Sandburg
September 4, 2023 5:30 am

Labor Day: How Political and Economic Freedom Are Linked

It has never been a class holiday. It has always been a national holiday.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
July 4, 2023 3:10 am

Let’s Make July Fourth a True Independence Day 

Together, we can live up to the Declaration's promise.
John Kingston
July 4, 2023 3:00 am

What It Takes to Protect the “Fundamentals of 1776”

FDR on the war and the fight for democracy.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
July 3, 2023 5:30 am

This July Fourth, Remember the ‘Founding Scoundrels’

They helped build America, too.
Timothy C. Hemmis and David Head
June 30, 2023 3:46 pm

Alan Arkin, 1934–2023

A funnyman whose dramatic range turned out to be limitless.
Bill Ryan
June 20, 2023 5:30 am

GOP Rivals’ Merch Stores Are Open

A look at the products and messages being sold to supporters by the candidates for president.
Bill Lueders
June 19, 2023 5:04 am

Juneteenth: ‘The Day of Freedom Came’

First-person accounts of emancipation.
Booker T. Washington et al.
June 7, 2023 5:31 am

The Taliban Are Who We Thought They Were

Once again under Taliban rule, Afghanistan has become oppressive, brutal, and dangerous to its neighbors and the world.
Natalie Gonnella-Platts and Jessica Ludwig