Jamie Stiehm

Jamie Stiehm

Jamie Stiehm

In her weekly column, "Past and Present," journalist and history buff Jamie Stiehm looks at current events through the lens of the past. 

Recently Published

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Shakespeare on Trump: A Tale Full of Sound and Fury Sep 19, 2018

WASHINGTON — Thunder, lightning and rain lash us. The White House flies in the eye of the "Sco... Read More

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Life in Short: a Bar Mitzvah, a Wedding and a Funeral Sep 12, 2018

WASHINGTON — Oh, to go to a bar mitzvah, a wedding and a family friend's funeral. All in the f... Read More

McCain's Greatest Gift to Obama Sep 05, 2018

WASHINGTON — He spoke more eloquently in death than in life. With a grand farewell, the presi... Read More

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August Farewells to McCain -- and Another Great, Too Aug 29, 2018

WASHINGTON — I wept for the senator who showed me, as a rookie reporter, that I might be worth... Read More