President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, which freed American slaves on Jan. 1, 1863. But in D.C., emancipation came earlier, and it’s still celebrated to this day. A D.C. historian details the story behind the holiday, and a D.C. Council member explains why it still matters.
The impact the American first ladies had on
their husbands and nation
will be explored in a new C-SPAN series, \”First
Ladies: Influence & Image,\”
airing Monday night.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.