Their family name inspired the English word we know today. We drop in on their unusual family reunion in San Antonio.
Tea Party activists are getting plenty of headlines this Labor Day weekend. In New Hampshire, former Vice Presidential GOP nominee Sarah Palin is headlining a Tea Party Express event. Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney took part in a Tea Party Express event in New Hampshire yesterday.
But what’s going on behind the scenes as local Tea Party groups jockey with well-funded national organizations for attention and donors.
From controversial new textbooks to a Maverick family reunion, here are stories from Jeremy Hobson's week in Houston and San Antonio.