Baseball is America's national pastime. So naturally the country's presidents have had a close relationship to the game. Abraham Lincoln had a baseball field, called the White Lot, built on the White House grounds. Chester A.
What does it mean to be an American? What are the values that define the country? Who gets to set those parameters? Naturally, New York's cultural institutions have something to say about it. Many of this spring's new exhibits explore the evolution of our national identity over the last century, and where it's headed.