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Think politics today is crazy? Take a look at the 1790s

Betsy PriceHeadlines, Government

Lying politicians, disinformation, foreign threats, riots in the street, deadly epidemics, sex scandals in high places, open debates about the president’s competence, war threats, government censorship, fights on the floor of Congress, and a society split in half by partisan politics. Sound famliar? That was politics in the United States in the 1790s, says John Sweeney, editor of “Delaware’s John …

Winterthur’s 2022 Jackie O exhibit to be based on letters in archive

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

This tree in Winterthur’s Yuletide tour recreates one that Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis created in the White House. Winterthur’s big exhibit for 2022 will bring Jackie O to Delaware. “Jacqueline Kennedy and Henry Francis du Pont: From¬†Winterthur to the White House,” which runs May 7 to Jan. 8, 2023, will follow the former First Lady and the country’s biggest collector of …