The Talent Code - Daniel Coyle
The Life and Times of Fredrick Douglass (audio discs)
The Land - Mildred D. Taylor
Liberty and Freedom - David Hackett Fischer
Children's Classics - Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf; Saint-Seans: Carnival of Animals; Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (CD)
July 12, 2014
"As for myself, I do not hesitate to avow that although the women of the United States are confined within the narrow circle of domestic life, and their situation is in some respects one of extreme dependence, I have nowhere seen women occupying a loftier position; and if I were asked, to what the singular prosperity and growing strength of that people ought mainly to be attributed, I should reply,—to the superiority of their women."