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Frederic Schwarz

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THE HOLIDAY’S TRIUMPHANT RISE FROM AN OVERLOOKED AFTERTHOUGHT IS ONE OF AMERICA’S GREATEST SUCCESS STORIES. Read >>

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According to a recent newspaper article, Syracuse University is now marketing itself on a Manhattan billboard as “New York’s College Team,” for football at least. The idea is that since there’s no major college-football team in New York City, its residents will adopt the Orangemen as their own. One… Read more >>
It’s also worth noting that the bonus marchers were not exactly Gandhi and his followers. According to a June 1963 article in American Heritage by John D. Weaver, their leader, Walter W. Waters, tried to organize the bonus marchers into what Waters called “a closely knit, semi-military organization… Read more >>