This review of Alex Trebek’s memoir originally appeared in the Oct. 14, 2020, issue of The Georgetowner. It is republished here in tribute to Trebek, who passed away on Nov. 8.
The 2020 Smithsonian Food History Weekend and a panel tomorrow on the legacy of John Lewis will take place online. In person, you can visit the Kreeger Museum and, soon, Planet Word.
Temperament and stamina have been Woodward’s journalistic and authorial superpowers since the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting he and Carl Bernstein did starting in 1972.
THIS FICTIONALIZED ACCOUNT OF ONE OF JFK’S REAL-LIFE LOVERS WILL DELIGHT CAMELOT BUFFS AND GOSSIP HOUNDS ALIKE Many intriguing stories spring from the “what if ” crevices of a writer’s […]
Admission to the online panel discussion and Q&A, “Reckoning the Legacy of Race and Racism in Georgetown,” on Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., is free.
THE OLD-SCHOOL STYLE OF BATTING HAS BEEN TURNED ON ITS HEAD From the title, “Swing Kings,” readers might think Jared Diamond is writing about Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman. But […]
The zoo gates are opening on Connecticut Avenue and the hangar doors are going up (so to speak) in Chantilly. But don’t put your screens away yet.
The National Gallery of Art has reopened the ground floor of its West Building and the Athenaeum Gallery in Alexandria, Virginia, is presenting “Elzbieta Sikorska: Everything is Double.”
UNSUNG OR UNWELL? REEVALUATING THE FIRST LADY THROUGH A FEMINIST LENS “Mary Todd Lincoln remains America’s most provocative First Lady,” writes Jean H. Baker in the first sentence of her […]