John Taliaferro examines the extraordinary life of John Hay in his newest work, All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt, at “Cottage Conversations.”
“Cottage Conversations” at President Lincoln's Cottage offers a relaxing evening to socialize and learn something new about our 16th president in his Washington home. The program starts with a cocktail reception, is followed by the lecture, and concludes with a book signing.
Mark Rylance and Damian Lewis (Homeland) star as Thomas Cromwell and King Henry VIII in this adaptation of Hilary Mantel's novels, which chart the meteoric rise of Cromwell in the Tudor court — from blacksmith's son to Henry VIII's closest advisor.Watch a preview →
On a snowy night in 1965, Hyattsville, Maryland's DeMatha Catholic High School defeated Lew Alcindor's Power Memorial Academy in what many call the greatest high school hoops game ever played.Learn more →