Brad Meltzer is known for his political thrillers, but he also writes kids books about real-life people like Rosa Parks and Amelia Earhart.
Throughout his life, George Washington always had a strong connection to the land. Before he was a soldier and the country’s first president, he was a surveyor, measuring and mapping parcels of land for settlers and speculators. Historian Barnet Schecter offers a fresh take on Washington’s life through the maps he drew and collected over the years. Schecter’s new book is “George Washington’s America: A Biography Through His Maps.”
From controversial new textbooks to a Maverick family reunion, here are stories from Jeremy Hobson's week in Houston and San Antonio.