François Furstenberg
Aug. 15 2011 6:45 AMReal Estate and the American RevolutionA biography of Ethan Allen puts the spotlight on land greed.
Sept. 23 2008 6:52 AMJefferson's Other FamilyHis concubine was also his wife's half-sister.
April 18 2010 8:48 AMThe Best Road Trip EverWhat Tocqueville and his friend really did on their travels.
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Nov. 21 2014 1:38 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? See if you can keep pace with the copy desk, Slate’s most comprehensive reading team.