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Articles with keyword "Congress"

Injured troops from the 3rd Battalion, 16th Infantry

Feature

How the GI Bill Became Law in Spite of Some Veterans’ Groups

The G.I. BIll represented a new deal for veterans

Feature

David McCullough, Chronicler of America

The Librarian of Congress looks at David McCullough's retelling of the American story.

Conversation

Women of Influence

NEH Chairman Bruce Cole talked recently with ABC and NPR news analyst Cokie Roberts about her most recent book, Founding Mothers, and the role women played in the early days of the Republic.

Robert Smalls

Statement

A Voyage to Freedom

Robert Smalls commandeered a Confederate ship to escape from slavery in South Carolina.

Wayne Miller

IQ

Impertinent Questions with Wayne Miller

On the odd and brainy Claiborne Pell