How did your life collide with the headlines in 2007?
Iraq, the subprime crisis, Facebook, immigration, oil prices - 2007 had no shortage of hefty headlines. We'd like to hear about how these and other major news events of the past year affected you.
Where did your life collide with the news in 2007?
Back in the 1790's, Philadelphia was the nation's capital, while Washington D.C. was being reclaimed from the swamp. This is a common factoid for history books, but it's often downplayed that when Washington was elected president, he brought slaves with him. Philadelphia and the National Parks Service are now planning a "President's House" site, which will draw attention to slavery in the early days of the United States. Barbara talks with Ed Lawler and Michael Coard, the historian and activist behind the project.