John Quincy Adams

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    The Favorite Foods of All 44 Presidents

    ​After an exhaustive search of public records and historical documents at the Library of Congress (read: drunken Google search), we are ready to honor President's Day with a comprehensive list of the foods enjoyed by our fearless leaders of the past. Throughout this process one question continued ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Heritage Auctions Asks Dallas Federal Judge: Tell Us Who Owns John Quincy Adams Letters

    Via.John Quincy Adams by Ed Alstrom, 2003 ​Once again Unfair Park's cross-the-street neighbor Heritage Auction Galleries finds itself caught between two parties claiming to own historical missives -- in this case, letters written by John Quincy Adams, which are currently being kept in a vault on M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    Of Broccoli-Hating, Deranged Bowels and Ex-Presidents

    Yeah, we don't like broccoli either.​Abraham Lincoln had plenty of notable characteristics, but a healthy appetite wasn't among them. Even his stepmother wasn't impressed by his eating habits: "Abe was a moderate eater," she recalled. Lincoln typically ate an egg for breakfast and an apple for ... More >>

  • Film

    January 8, 1998

    Comfortably numb

    The best films of '97 either provoked or entertained

  • Film

    December 11, 1997

    Out of Africa

    Spielberg delivers a wildly erratic--and tumultuously moving--historical epic with the overreaching passion of a man possessed