"Las Marthas": The Ordinary Lives of Laredo Debutantes Donning Gowns in the Style of Martha Washington
“Las Marthas,” a documentary airing on PBS Monday, follows two debutantes from either side of the US-Mexico border as they prepare for their debutante ball.
February 16, 2014 | by Christopher Kelly | Border Stories
Between the overwhelming German press corps and the underwhelming holding pen for journalists covering the visit, the scene wasn’t exactly what you would expect.
January 1, 2012 | by Peter Voskamp | Web Exclusive
Working on his memoir one day in 1969, LBJ spoke more frankly into a tape recorder about the Kennedys, Vietnam, and other subjects than he ever had before. The transcript of that tape has never been published—until now. Michael Beschloss explains its historical significance.