Linton Weeks appears in the following:
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
When news organizations make fun of the news, it can be funny — or not.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Strolling through the board games of yesteryear we find some that succeeded and some that faded away.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Slang words come and go — and some stay on forever.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
In 1920s America the insidious Invisible Empire was not only visible; it participated in otherwise polite society.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Couples nowadays are tying the knot in original ways — like some pioneering newlyweds in America's past.
Friday, March 13, 2015
For 50 years, this little-known archive of civil rights activities has gone pretty much untouched and untapped.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
In the mid-1970s, photographer Roy Colmer cruised the streets of New York City. The result: A very particular perception of doors.
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Today's YouTube sensations — intelligent dogs and crafty cats — are the latest in a long line of entertaining animals.
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
The complicated story behind the simple, repetitive wordplay jest.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Hundreds of outspoken African-Americans moved America toward emancipation.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Did daring stories of fugitive slaves perhaps move the national political needle toward abolition?
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Through the lens of Depression-era filmmaker H. Lee Waters, we can see the past — when being young was not always fun.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
During the Depression, Herbert Lee Waters filmed everyday life in the South and created "Movies of Local People." The results, now in the Duke University archives, are historically remarkable.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Women, priests, dapperly dressed gents — no one could be trusted.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Two centuries ago, the fallen French emperor was licking his wounds and dreaming of America.
Thursday, February 05, 2015
For a long time, Americans have been participating in a variety of competitions — for a long time.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Contemporary logrollers believe that the historical practice provides today's athletes a good, balanced workout. And that it's as easy as, well, as falling off a log.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
In newspapers, magazines and novels, the "female husband" was a person of great interest.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Whatever happens with the investigation of Deflategate, there is sometimes a blurry line between gaining a competitive advantage and downright cheating.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
During World War II, a group of African-American paratroopers fought fires, dismantled bombs and dealt with racism in the ranks.