Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Before Trump there was Andrew Johnson

Do you talk to book editors at conferences?

The inspiration for the movie It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood talks more about his relationship with Mr. Rogers

The American settler narrative

Moving beyond the five-paragraph essay

John Wilson picks the best books of 2019

The declassifying of historical documents

Wilfred McClay on food

Critiquing Obama

Thanksgiving and impeachment

James Oakes reviews three new books on Reconstruction

The “troubling history” of Thanksgiving

Celebrating the Pilgrim landing at Plymouth in 1770

Philip Christman reviewsEugene McCarraher, The Enchantments of Mammon: How Capitalism Becams the Religion of Modernity

Religious business in early America