After the Parkland school shooting, many people are wondering whether elected officials will take action on gun control. A small group of Democratic Governors say they have a plan to do just that, even if there is no movement on the issue in Congress.
In the summer of 1934, George Gershwin was staying in a cottage on Folly Island, South Carolina, working on his folk opera "Porgy and Bess." Gershwin had been inspired to compose the opera by the novel "Porgy." Written by white Charlestonian Dubose Heyward, the novel tells the story of black residents of Catfish Row in Charleston.