Sunday, November 18, 2012

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Benjamin Franklin: Self-made man?

So much for going down to the river

The humanities are under fire in Florida

Dick Cavett and Ali 

New website at the C.V. Starr Center for the American Experience

Traditional America has ended.  Jon Stewart has some fun with the idea

A website/blog by a Messiah College history major on the first African American student to attend the college

The new evangelical agenda

Does it matter if Lincoln is historically accurate?

Leo Ribuffo: Barack Obama and American intellectual history

Professional development opportunities for teachers

Jon Meacham on his new biography of Thomas Jefferson

Twinkies and American culture

 A Mormon reporter rides with Mitt

J.R. McNeill reviews Bernard Bailyn's The Barbarous Years.