Washington

Beware! My personal opinion is voiced in this article. Here we go again. This is the most recent reported case of the theft of historical documents by a presidential historian and his assistant for profit.  Who would actually buy these artifacts and not realize that they were “hot” properties? Most of us have seen movies […]

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Here’s a George Washington story you probably haven’t heard before. It’s an article written by Jesse Washington, who covers race and ethnicity for “The Associated Press”. It’s a interesting article, which is why I’m posting it on SpittalStreet: “George Washington’s name is inseparable from America, and not only from the nation’s history. It identifies countless […]

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