America conquered polio. It can conquer COVID-19. We need a strong dose of resilience.

My mother, Judy Travis, pictured on the left at the age of 5 with my grandmother, Kathryn Travis, was a March of Dimes poster child for Little Rock, Arkansas. Americans pooled their change through the March of Dimes, which funded the research that led to polio vaccines.

My pandemic/epidemic articles, putting news into historical context.
Newspapers Celebrate the Polio Vaccine 04-12-1955
--The COVID-19 Pandemic Response vs Polio Epidemic
--Comparing a Possible COVID-19 Vaccine to the Vanquished Polio Vaccine
--How Politics Infected Nation's First Epidemic

Latest national TV news appearances
Presidents Day 2020 on Fox & Friends FirsJt

How New Hampshire Can Shake the Race 2020 Blogs
Comparing the COVID-19 Pandemic to the Polio Epidemic
How Newspapers Celebrated the Polio Vaccine 65 years ago 
How Alexander Hamilton Leveraged Newspapers to Combat Yellow Fever
--Black History Month:Sojourner Truth
How Suffragists Used Valentine’s Day
First Women’s Rights Conference Seneca Falls

Articles on and other outlets
--Comparing a Possible COVID-19 Vaccine to the Vanquished Polio Vaccine
Why We Should Remember Abigail Adams this Month
--How Politics Infected America’s First Epidemic
--Bipartisan Presidents Day 2020: Why Fangirls Loved Washington and Lincoln
--New Year’s 2020: How Logic Won Women’s Right to Vote in 1920  
--Thanksgiving 2019: Let’s Put Our Differences Aside

--What You Think You Know about America’s First Thanksgiving is Probably Wrong

--Why Alexander Hamilton Would Approve of the President’s July 4 Speech
--Burning of Notre Dame—How Would We React if U.S. Landmark Burned. It happened in 1814.

Jane Hampton Cook's SAVING WASHINGTON placed 3rd  out of 1,000 entries in ScreenCraft's Drama Screenplay Contest. Thank you ScreenCraft!

CNBC--Dec. 5, 2018. Former White House aide reflects on George H.W. Bush's life

Fox News Channel"He was a citizen who left his nation better than he found it." How George HW Bush was similar to George Washington

Yahoo News, from Fox Business Network Yahoo News 

Jane's article on The Federalist: Chivalry Links George H.W. Bush’s Legacy With George Washington’s

The Federalist: How an American Not Named Meghan Markel almost became the First British Princess

SAVING WASHINGTON made the Semifinals in ScreenCraft's Family Friendly Screenplay Contest 

SAVING WASHINGTON, a feature screenplay adaptation, is a family friendly biopic and historical drama that is based on a true story and Jane's book The Burning of the White House: James and Dolley Madison and the War of 1812. It's JACKIE meets The PATRIOT.

Jane's article on The Hill where she's a contributor:
Billy Graham's influence on George W. Bush, Bill Clinton (and a private moment after the 9/11 ceremony at the National Cathedral)

Jane's Billy Graham Interview on Fox News

3-4% economic growth is a booming economy. Tax cuts, JFK and Johnson, Reagan, and Trump on Fox

5 Reasons to Stand for the Flag

The Inauguration is Why I Love America

Fox News and America's Newsroom

Fox & Friends 
As seen on Fox & Friends

Michelle Obama's Farewell on SKY News

CBN and the White House burned 202 years ago today

CNN on Bill Clinton as a potential presidential spouse SkyNewsTonight/status/ 817472543657316352?s=03

Jane is a contributor for

Janet Parshall, enthusiastic, extensive, in-depth 
Boston Herald

Order The First American, a documentary film about George Washington by Gingrich Productions. Jane Hampton Cook is a cast member.

Would Melania Trump be the first immigrant first lady if her husband wins the election?

O'Reilly Factor Clip on Fox & Friends First.

The rise of political outsiders in the GOP primary. From WWII to Watergate, Americans had confidence in former Senators Truman, Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon to lead them as president (or vice president first). After Watergate, governors Carter, Reagan, Clinton and George W. Bush occupied the Oval Office. What's next?

Happy Vigilant Independence Day, July 4, 2015

Why don't children know more about history? The O'Reilly Factor

Lincoln Assassination, 150 years Fox & Friends

Jane puts AMC's Turn into "Context"

Presidents Day, Fox & Friends

State of the Union Preview, Fox & Friends

The O'Reilly Factor

White House Christmas

From Jane's Context

"American Sniper" interview with Navy Seal Marc Lee's Mother, Debbie
Don't miss these excerpts from Stories of Faith and Courage from the War in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The Sergeant Who Saw Saddam Hussein's Dead Body but DIDN'T Take a Photo

More from Context
What I Saw Before the Fall of the Berlin Wall 
When did an Ebola-like Epidemic Evacuate the Nation's Capital City?

Bush & Clinton's Second Term Midterms
Reagan in 1986
Atypical 6-Year Midterms in the 1960s and 1970s
Eisenhower and Truman

Photo of Steve Doocy from Fox & Friends and Jane Hampton CookWill VP Biden Run for President? 

More from Jane's Context:
iPhone6: Why John Quincy Adams needed one
Why Adams Turned Down the U.S. Supreme Court

Fort McHenry Fireworks, credit U.S. NavyDiscover
O Say Can You See?
In Triumph Shall Wave, Fox News Radio Special,Rodney Atkins, host

Jane on The O'Reilly Factor

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Stories of Faith and Courage from the War in Iraq and Afghanistan

The Faith o America's First Ladies Book Cover

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American Phoenix
Book Talk on C-SPAN
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