History

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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…

The great escape

By Marvin Olasky
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History | Messing up the works in enemy-occupied territory

Bucket List Books: Uncle Tom’s Cabin

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Books | There are some books we read because they were important for their times. Others we read because they are important for our time. And there are still others…

Key remembered as national anthem, flag unite for first time

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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History | Francis Scott Key, sitting in a boat more than a mile from the Baltimore shore, peered through the first light of dawn toward Fort McHenry on Sept. 14, 1814.

America’s DNA: <em>The Federalist Papers</em>

America’s DNA: The Federalist Papers

By Cal Thomas
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History | There are many ways to lose freedom: conquering armies, surrendering without a fight. Unfortunately, we are currently surrendering our freedom, not to a…

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