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A House Divided: April 19, 2009 - April 25, 2009

Stimulus Plan Helps Civil War Battlefields

The National Park Service will receive $750 million from the Department of the Interior as part of President Obama's recovery plan. Funds are to be used to restore national parks, preserve history and create jobs, according to an announcement Wednesday....

By Linda Wheeler  |  April 22, 2009; 8:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Union Officer Who Destroyed VMI Is Honored

This is the stuff of movies: A young man who longed to attend Virginia Military Institute and could not, ends up as a Union officer ordered to destroy the school in 1864. Then, a half-century later, he arranges a $100,000...

By Linda Wheeler  |  April 21, 2009; 10:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
 
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