Explore the changing meaning of "Bringing Home the Bacon" in Washington, DC. Learn how pork got a bad rap in terms of money and a good one in terms of culinary cachet. Read about Mendel Rivers, John Stennis, and The Pig restaurant in this article.
In January 1973, Senator John Stennis of Mississippi was shot in the chest and leg in DC's Cleveland Park neighborhood. He survived 6 1/2 hours of surgery and two Washington teenagers were charged. Read the full story here.