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The Nixon resignation at 40

By Cal Thomas
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History | On the occasion of this week’s 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon’s resignation from the presidency, The Washington Post sponsored a reunion featuring Bob…

Japanese search Saipan for missing American soldiers

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | Racing against time, members of a Japanese organization are combing a New York military museum’s World War II records for information they hope will lead to…

Globe Trot: Conflict then, conflict now

By Mindy Belz
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International | GUNS OF AUGUST: World War I began 100 years ago today, and services commemorating the centenary have begun in Britain and across Europe. (Watch live updates…

Was the American Revolution sinful?

Was the American Revolution sinful?

By Rod D. Martin
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Government | A father explains to his son why the Founding Fathers were justified in overthrowing the rule of King George

WWI, the not so great war

By Cal Thomas
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History | NEWBURY, England—World War I began as most wars do with patriotic fervor and predictions of a quick end. It lasted four years. While the match igniting the…

Web Reads: Rotisserie chicken economics and epic infographics

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Economic fowl. You may have thought buying a rotisserie chicken from Costco or your local grocery was just a time-saver. But Megan McArdle points out that…

Which Americans are/were cool?

By Marvin Olasky
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Culture | The most un-cool Washington museum has long been the National Portrait Gallery. It’s not on the National Mall. It had neither a Wright Brothers airplane nor…

The poetry of death

By Marvin Olasky
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Lifestyle | War’s agony and grief poured out in rhyme and meter

One small step, 45 years on

By Michael Cochrane
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Space | On July 20, 1969, Buzz Aldrin missed out on a massive celebration here on earth as he and Neil Armstrong became the first humans to land on the moon. So for…

Holocaust Museum to highlight long-obscured war crimes

By Ryan Hill
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History | In January 1942, a squad of Axis soldiers in the Balkans lined up hundreds of Serbians and Jews along the Danube River, stripped them naked in the winter…

Globe Trot: Israel launches ground offensive in Gaza

By Mindy Belz
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International | ISRAEL & GAZA: Israeli Defense Forces pushed deeper into Gaza today after launching a ground attack yesterday. The incursion follows a 10-day air campaign…

Don’t know much about chronological reasoning

Don’t know much about chronological reasoning

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Education | A few years ago, Peter Wood, president of the National Association of Scholars, visited Bowdoin College at the invitation of a student organization. While…

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