The Charles E. Smith family built the giant Crystal City complex near Ronald Reagan National Airport and donated hundreds of
The Schmidoffs’ windmill burned down in 1908 in Lipnick, Russia. An upshot was a real estate empire half a planet
Good news: Editor & Publisher, the bible of the newspaper business, is back from the dead and will be published
The review of Conversations with Papa Charlie is still set for this week—most likely Thursday or Friday—along with some related
Housekeeping: The review of Conversations with Papa Charlie, the David Bruce Smith book, about his grandfather, Charles E. Smith, may
“The commonest axiom of history is that every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers.” So
“Google neighbors”—is there such a thing? Perhaps. The Solomon Scandals Web site uses the words “David Bruce Smith” only once.
Sy Solomon, the real estate millionaire in The Solomon Scandals, never existed. Like many of the characters in my novel,