The rich relationship between politics and poetry provides a welcome diversion from the coronavirus.
Tag: Grover Cleveland
CONNECTIONS: Unpopular presidents
All five received mixed reviews, but possibly all presidents do. What they accomplished and how their terms were characterized varied.
CONNECTIONS: The rise and fall of Shadow Brook
There are many stories, true or apocryphal, about the size of the house. Suffice it to say, it was the largest private house in America on the day it was completed.
CONNECTIONS: Women in the news
Nonetheless, they did it; they nominated a woman, the first one ever. It was, after all, Stockbridge.
CONNECTIONS: Berkshire pomp and ceremony
The New York Times described Lenox as “all gaiety, life and fashion.”
CONNECTIONS: The Red Lion Inn guestbook summons history
So a Revolutionary War hero and every American president between from 1885 and 1945 (except No. 4) visited the inn, and even that is not the Red Lion’s only claim to fame.
CONNECTIONS: Making America great again — in 1896
Today, those who are content and those who are discontent with current economic conditions do not divide geographically. The discontent is nation-wide.