Sunday, July 13, 2014

Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Washington and Lee, Confederate flags, and the legacy of the Civil War

The Warren G. Harding love letters

The writer's job is to describe

The Nina, the Pinta, and the....

Kathleen Caveny on the Hobby Lobby minefield

Washington Irving goes to the frontier

What happened to the screwball?

Lou Gehrig says goodbye

The downfall of a mega-church rock star

Women entertainers and the Civil Rights Movement

You cannot both celebrate religious freedom and deny to those whose religion you don't like

Public shaming in 18th-century London

Wendy Smith reviews Matthew Stewart's Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic

A history of the Smithsonian

New Springsteen exhibit

Thoughts on the 210th anniversary of Alexander Hamilton's death