Benjamin Franklin

Sibling Tales

All About Jane

Jill Lepore’s ‘Book of Ages’ about Benjamin Franklin’s sister Jane didn’t win the National Book Award last night, but it reveals profound truths about sibling relationships and how far women have come since that time.

Kitchen Cabinet

Don’t Squander Our Heritage

In the wake of the shutdown deal, Congress has an opportunity to gets its house in order. Dave Cote, chairman and CEO of the Fortune 100 company Honeywell, on what’s at stake.