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Classic New England Luxury Lives On at The Equinox

The Equinox’s history dates all the way back to 1769 and the American revolution, when it was known as the Marsh Tavern.... via

Jean Fritz’s Revolution

The author Jean Fritz died earlier this month at the age of 101. Obituaries in the New York Times and Washington Post described how she was born and raised in China, a daughter of American missionaries, and started to research her country’s history from afar. Show More Summary

Did Begin's Revolution Sour American Jews on Israel?

Loyalty doesn’t require uniformity, merely a capacity to respect difference. The hoopla - and anxiety – building toward the Six Day War’s fiftieth anniversary has upstaged another Israeli milestone: the fortieth anniversary of the “Mahapach,” the reversal, Menachem Begin’s electoral upset on May 17, 1977, after 29 years in opposition. Show More Summary

The American Revolution: A History of Violence

“Scars of Independence” reminds readers that the United States took shape not just in stately rooms but in brutal, devastating combat.

American Woman’ Casts Diandra Lyle; Chelsea Talmadge Joins ‘Halt And Catch Fire’

Diandra Lyle is set for a recurring role opposite Alicia Silverstone on Paramount Network dramedy American Woman. Set amid the sexual revolution and the rise of second-wave feminism, American Woman follows Bonnie (Silverstone), an unconventional...Show More Summary

Engaging diamond for next-era transistors

(American Institute of Physics) Most transistors are silicon-based and silicon technology has driven the computer revolution. In some applications, however, silicon has significant limitations. Silicon devices are prone to faltering and failing in difficult environments. Show More Summary

Nathan Hale Schoolhouse in East Haddam, Connecticut

Nathan Hale may not have been a particularly skilled spy. He did, after all, get himself captured and hanged by the British during the American Revolution, famously saying (or so the legend goes), “I only regret that I have but one life...Show More Summary

'American Epic' explores how a business crisis ignited a musical revolution

When executives in the then-fledgling record industry of the mid-1920s started sending teams of engineers with bulky recording equipment out into the hinterlands of the U.S., it wasn’t out of any noble sense of cultural preservation. It was business-motivated desperation. Such is the thesis of...

Cory Booker: ’This Is a Paul Revere Moment, The Russians Are Coming’

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

On Wednesday's Erin Burnett OutFront, Senator Cory Booker oddly likened the investigation into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 presidential race to the beginning of the American Revolution.

We Could Have Been Canada

And what if it was a mistake from the start? The Declaration of Independence, the American Revolution, the creation of the United States of America—what if all this was a terrible idea, and what if the injustices and madness of American...Show More Summary

YES. NEXT QUESTION? Was the American Revolution such a good idea? “We could have been Canada,” Ad…

YES. NEXT QUESTION? Was the American Revolution such a good idea? “We could have been Canada,” Adam Gopnik says. Well, there’s a Canada right up there for anyone who wants it.

Paul Weller releasing 'A Kind of Revolution' (listen), announces North American tour

It's the onetime Jam and Style Council frontman's 25th album, and features contributions from Robert Wyatt and soul legend PP Arnold. His tour includes two nights at Irving Plaza in NYC. Continue reading…

L.A. Now Casting: Leading Roles in Musical Feature Film + More

Actors are needed for three leading roles in “Avalon: The Mysterious History of the American Revolution,” a multi-tiered project billed as “a musical dramatic dance film and two-hour TV pilot depicting the mysterious history of the American...Show More Summary

Newswire: G.I. Joe takes on rampaging monsters in this exclusive preview

IDW’s G.I. Joe comic made a big transformation after last year’s Revolution event, which brought all of the publisher’s Hasbro properties together to create a more fantastic status quo for the Real American Heroes. Writer Aubrey Sitterson,...Show More Summary

Public employment roundup

3 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

From 2014, missed earlier, and relevant to bounty-hunting and public sector incentive systems: George Leef reviews Nicholas Parrillo’s Against the Profit Motive: The Salary Revolution in American Government [Regulation] “Los Angeles’...Show More Summary

Jeremiah Tower, a Forgotten Father of the American Food Revolution

The American food movement—local, seasonal, organic, chef-proud—has an undisputed mother: Alice Waters, the founder of the pioneering restaurant Chez Panisse, in Berkeley, California. Its father, Jeremiah Tower, ran away to Mexico and has been periodically proclaiming paternity rights ever since.

“This is King Tammany’s Day”

In the Middle Colonies shortly before the Revolution, Americans began to celebrate May Day in a new way: as a celebration of Tamanend, a Lenape leader whom white colonists fondly remembered as cooperative and peaceful. William Eddis was a British Customs official who came to Annapolis, Maryland, in 1769 and departed in 1777. Show More Summary

On the Home Front in Rollinsford, N.H., 29-30 Apr.

This weekend, 29-30 April, the Colonel Paul Wentworth House in Rollinsford, New Hampshire, will host a two-day living history event titled “1777 Home-Front: Life at Home During the American Revolution.” The event description says:The...Show More Summary

The Prussian Nobleman Who Helped Save the American Revolution

When American troops faltered, Baron von Steuben helped whip them into shape

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