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‘We can’t wait’

By Sophia Lee
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Movies | Selma gives an engaging behind-the-scenes look at a powerful moment in U.S. history

Terror and grace in 1914

Terror and grace in 1914

By Marvin Olasky
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History | ‘Fancy shaking hands with the enemy’

Great stories from the Greatest Generation

By J.C. Derrick
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History | Former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw first dubbed World War II–era Americans “The Greatest Generation” in his 1998 book by the same name. “It is, I…

From ‘Tora! Tora! Tora!’ to giving God the glory

By Paul Newell
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History | Mitsuo Fuchida led the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor but later was led to Christ

What do a women’s history museum and national defense have in common?

By Courtney Crandell
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History | A bill authorizing the creation of the National Women’s History Museum could get tucked into the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), virtually…

Disputed textbooks approved for Texas schools

By Caroline Leal
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Education | The state where “everything’s bigger” just made a great big splash in the education world. In a landmark vote influencing the future education of scores…

Repetitive history

By Roberta Green Ahmanson
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Religion | Islamic beheadings are, sadly, not a new story 

That infamous day

By J.C. Derrick
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History | As Pearl Harbor survivors grow fewer in number, their memories of the Japanese attack resonate louder through history

Not just ‘luck’

Not just ‘luck’

By Marvin Olasky
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Books | Author reveals how close we came to nuclear war

From betrayal to compassion: Balkan challenge, U.S. opportunity

By Marvin Olasky & J.C. Derrick
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Europe | Washington is full of talk of ways for Republicans and Democrats to work together. In this, the concluding article of WORLD’s four-part series on the…

Back to the future of bad ideas

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Culture | Isaiah Berlin foresaw the danger of believing in an earthly paradise

A reminder of life and death

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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History | Our innkeeper told us we had come to Gettysburg at a propitious time: Remembrance Weekend, during which throngs of period-dressed Civil War enthusiasts march…

 
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