If you’re a history buff or just looking for a history-inspired vacation, then D.C. is a great place to be. The District ranks No. 1 on the best historic destinations in the U.S. and is close to several others in the top-10. Check out the whole list.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.