• 100 Years Ago: Fear of a Republican Spoiler

    Post Perspective

    100 Years Ago: Fear of a Republican Spoiler

    Some of the controversies of the 2016 presidential campaigns echo the concerns of the run-up to the 1916 presidential election. Then, as now, there was a fear that the Republican vote would be split because of one charismatic man.

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  • A Rockwell Mother’s Day

    Cover Art

    A Rockwell Mother’s Day

    A collection of Norman Rockwell covers celebrating moms.

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  • Flower power: In 1922, Mother's Day founder Jarvis endorsed an open boycott against florists who raised the price of white carnations every May.Photo courtesy Mother's Day Shrine and Museum


    The Woman Behind Mother's Day

    For Anna Jarvis, a holiday devoted to moms was not sentimental fluff but a practical exercise in patriotism.

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  • Voyeur August 12, 1944© SEPS

    The Real Rockwell

    A Fruitful Relationship

    How the Post empowered Norman Rockwell's creative growth and expression.

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  • Saying Grace© SEPS

    Norman Rockwell

    Rockwell Rising

    The Post's most beloved illustrator has long been admired as a skilled storyteller and an exquisite craftsman, but only in the past few decades has he come to be appreciated as the visionary artist that he truly was.

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Post Week in Review

News of the Week: Best Years, Branded Sketches, and Bars Made of Meat

Bob Sassone wonders when America was at its greatest, who were the best commercial characters of all time, what’s with all the copper and ceramic pans, and why would anybody make a candy bar out of meat?

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Editor's Choice

Neuschwanstein Castle

Bavaria for Lovers

Congrats to Margie Goldsmith for her recent award (Silver, North American Travel Journalists Association) for this stunning report on Germany's Romantic Road. ... More