As we started this century, some very distinctive American voices began to take shape. Emerson, Thoreau, Fuller and other Transcendentalists let it be known that this country had a voice and a purpose. Lincoln and Twain later added a point of view that was very much our own. Their lives and their words resonate even today.
He was born on the 50th anniversary of America. He came from a family who...
September 29, 2020