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If Frederick Douglass Really Were Alive, He'd Be Angry

March 14, 2019 - It's a measure of the way American history used to be taught that I was well into middle age before I ever heard of Fred...
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A River Runs Through It

June 11, 2018 - Rivers, I think, are an essential part of great cities. Centuries ago, I suppose, they provided water and fish to primit...
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A Summer Morning in Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

July 20, 2017 - Washington has some world-renowned splendors and some that are so obscure as to be almost hidden. Everyone knows about t...
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Something Republicans Did Right

April 29, 2016 - I am not much of a nature photographer, but you don't have to be very good to get some interesting images near where I l...
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Street Fair in Adams Morgan

September 15, 2014 - When I moved to Washington, lo these many years ago, and needed a place to live, there weren't many options. I couldn't...
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Should D.C. Have Built Nats' Park?

November 19, 2012 - Seven years ago, the District of Columbia agreed to spend $600 million to build a ballpark. I thought it was a bad idea.
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The Most Admirable Athletes

September 09, 2012 - Sunday was a great day for couch potatoes. On television, you could flip channels among pro football, major league baseb...
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