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. 

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Democracy's Grande Dames: Opposing Trump's Forces Dec 04, 2019

WASHINGTON — Wise women elders are our nation's saving grace at a moment when democracy is in ... Read More

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Ben Franklin's Favorite Bird -- Stuffed With High Crimes and Misdemeanors Nov 27, 2019

The turkey, Benjamin Franklin felt, should be America's national bird. Philadelphia's dear old sage ... Read More

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A Voice Heard All Over the World Nov 20, 2019

WASHINGTON — On the ides of November, one woman's voice hushed the noise of the House. An imp... Read More

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Impeachment Plays Again Onstage ... as Tragedy or Farce? Nov 13, 2019

The week in Washington began quietly, but you can feel the rustle of a gathering storm as the public... Read More