21-year-old American woman is the youngest person to…

Roxaanne | June 18, 2019 | 0

Sara M Moniuszko, USA TODAY Published 10:35 a.m. ET June 5, 2019 | Updated 5:04 p.m. ET June 5, 2019CLOSE If you are all about travel and don’t want to deal with tourists, then you should know some of the up-and-coming destinations around the world. Buzz60’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more. Buzz60Corrections & clarifications: This…

The Story of How American Air Power Was…

Roxaanne | May 19, 2019 | 0

On March 25, 1898, Assistant Secretary of the Navy Theodore Roosevelt recommended that two officers “of scientific attainment and practical ability” be appointed to investigate the Samuel P. Langley flying machine and report on its “practicability and potentiality for use in war.” Within a month, a joint Army-Navy board on aeronautics submitted a report on…

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 467

Roxaanne | May 12, 2019 | 0

This is the grave of Dean Acheson. Born in 1893 in Middletown, Connecticut, Acheson grew up rich. He attended Groton and then Yale and then Harvard Law, where he was blown away by Felix Frankfurter, who became a mentor. He entered the Naval Reserve and then during World War I the Naval Overseas Transportation Service.…