Blooming cherry trees frame the Jefferson Memorial as it is seen across the Tidal Basin in Washington.
Blooming cherry trees frame the Jefferson Memorial as it is seen across the Tidal Basin in Washington. RON EDMONDS AP FILE
Blooming cherry trees frame the Jefferson Memorial as it is seen across the Tidal Basin in Washington. RON EDMONDS AP FILE

Cherry blossom festivals: an American tradition that almost wasn’t

April 03, 2015 2:01 AM