His college thesis, an analysis of the relationship between Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph P. Kennedy, became his first book: Kennedy and Roosevelt: The Uneasy Alliance (1980), published just at the time Beschloss graduated from Harvard Business School. Sen. Holly Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, was celebrating today an unexpectedly lopsided victory in her race against Los Angeles City Councilman Herb Wesson to replace termed-out Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas in the county's 2nd District. Huell Says Hello to the Conness Glacier in the Eastern Sierra, Huell Learns How to Land Sail at El Mirage Dry Lake. A proposal to protect Nevada’s Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon received much criticism. He also enjoys some sea shanties. “Southland Sessions” connects you to SoCal’s resilient arts scene one session at a time. Here is a look at some of those movements. November 4, 2020 – PBS NewsHour Full Episode. President Trump has prematurely declared victory and falsely accused Democrats of “major fraud,” even as millions of ballots continue to be counted across the U.S. amid an unprecedented wave of mail-in ballots widely believed to favor Joe Biden. A small section of Vermont Street in the Potrero Hill section of San Francisco is just miles away from the more famous Lombard Street. Discover the weird, wonderful, amazing and fascinating stories connected with both the well-known and the more obscure exhibits held in The Rom. Behind-the-scenes negotiations helped establish the Moapa transition from coal to solar. Beschloss has appeared on The Daily Show in 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2010. He majored in political science, working under James MacGregor Burns at Williams, from which he graduated with Highest Honors, and earned an MBA at Harvard Business School, with the original intention of writing history while serving as a foundation executive.C-SPAN, "Booknotes," June 21, 1991. Beschloss is married to Iranian-born Afsaneh Mashayekhi Beschloss, who is President and CEO of The Rock Creek Group, a Washington, DC, hedge fund, former treasurer and chief investment officer of the World Bank, and a current trustee of the Ford Foundation and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. A trip to the state's Capitol includes the circular iron steps leading into the dome at the top. He has received honorary doctorates from Lafayette College, Williams College, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Saint Peter’s College and Governors State University. This Halloween Season, Huell Searches for the 'Crookedest' Street in the World, 20 Fascinating — and Walkable — Places to Discover DTLA’s Broadway Commercial District, Eat and Drink Your Way Through the Last Episode of ‘In Concert at the Hollywood Bowl’, How Youth Activism Has Shaped American Democracy, Building Youth Power Through Healing: How Healing is Critical to Youth Organizing, Oral Histories: Civil Rights Leaders and Students Lay It On the Line, Sandra Díaz: The Anti-187 Student Walkouts Were a Moment of Pride, Reshaping Power: The Key to Tackling Decades of Health Inequities, Mitchell Declares Victory in Race Against Wesson for L.A. County Seat, Election Too Close to Call: Biden Underperforms and Trump Stokes Chaos, Claiming False Victory, Measure J's 'Care First' Public Safety Plan Headed for Victory, Trends in Election Results, Voter Turnout, Huell Sails Aboard the State’s Official Tall Ship – The Californian, School Reopening Update, Role of Youth in Democracy, Today is the Deadline to Register to Vote. Interesting stories about famous people, biographies, humorous stories, photos and videos. They were guests of President and Mrs. Bush at the White House dinner for the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall on November 2, 2005.Washington Post, November 3, 2005. Prop 23 would increase state regulation of dialysis clinics. A series of murders seem to be inspired by macabre images on a recently discovered medieval fresco. Whether it’s established attractions or inaugural events that might become future Halloween standbys, here are five great ways to scare up some extra spooks this October.