This is the grave of Norman Rockwell. Born in 1894 in New York City, Rockwell grew up in general comfort, as his father worked for a prominent textile firm. He went to art school at the age of 14 and
Somewhere in this small cemetery lies the unmarked grave of David Walker. Walker was born free in Wilmington, North Carolina in 1796. His father, who died before Walker was born, was a slave and his m
What a country: A Palm Beach County trailer park could be the site of a future Donald J. Trump presidential library – and the pitch may be made by Vanilla Ice, a close friend of Donald Trump Jr.
This is the grave of Simon Guggenheim. Born in 1867 in Philadelphia, Simon Guggenheim grew up in the lap of luxury. His father Meyer was one of the richest men in America, making his fortune in the im
I’ve spent some time lately consulting with NPR’s Planet Money for an episode on the 1981 PATCO strike, when Reagan fired the air traffic controllers and changed the history of American la
This is the grave of John McSherry. Born in 1944 in New York City, McSherry became a Major League umpire in 1971, working the National League. He was very successful at the job. His first National Lea
This is the grave of Booker T. Washington. Born into slavery on a Virginia farm in 1856, Washington spent the first nine years of his life as a slave on that farm. After emancipation, his mother moved
While it’s true enough that of all conservative groups, everyday Mormons were the ones most likely to not be able to pull the ballot for Donald Trump in 2016, most of them did. And it makes sens