A giant portrait of Chairman Mao is removed from the Museum of Chinese History on Tiananmen Square in 1981, signaling the end of the so-called cult of personality sustained by Mao's widow and the rest of the Gang of Four. (Photo from the book CHINA, edited by Liu Heung Shing)
Seen here at a Senate hearing in December 1992 long before either ran for president, Sen. John Kerry (left) listens to Sen. John McCain. Mr. Kerry offered Mr. McCain the No. 2 spot on his ticket in 2004, but now says he is not fit for the White House.
Photographs by John Tully/ The Washington Times
Mary Carter, center, walks with her children Heather, 14, and son Justin, 8, back to board the truck after a break before heading back on the road to Pennsylvania from New Hampshire. Carter and Russell will be traveling with Carter's children for a month this summer. "It's affecting money we could send home to help the kids. To put food in their stomachs and clothes on them. To give them a life," Russell said about the rising cost of diesel and having to juggle their daily expenses.
Above: Mobs scale the wall of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, Vietnam, in April 1975 to escape the imminent communist takeover. Left: In April 1956, black and white passengers sit segregated on a trolley in Atlanta, despite a Supreme Court decision. Both were pivot points in U.S. history.
Photographs by Michael Connor / The Washington Times
The Greystone Grill's cowboy cut rib-eye steak is a full 20 ounces and is served with a side of broccoli. Below: A dish of roasted bacon-wrapped sea scallops on sauteed baby spinach is enhanced by a warm citrus beurre blanc.