My Day in Washington DC

On Thursday Morning August 29th I drove into Washington D.C. from Gaithersburg Maryland to continue my research on Francis Perkins at the Library of Congress.  On my way in I was listening to a podcast from the Economist titled “How Washington Really Runs”.  The gist of this podcast is: –Washington D.C. is wealthiest metropolitan area of the country. –Lobbying has…

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Why do so many people work on Labor Day?

Labor day is one of 11 federal holidays and it is defined this way on the Department of Labor website; Labor Day: How it Came About; What it Means “Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly…

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