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.