Category Archives: History

Revisiting book on WWII resistance as Trump visits Poland

With President Donald Trump’s visit to Poland, Americans may rediscover a country few US media pay much attention to. When Trump said, “[T]he West will never, ever be broken,” it resonated with his audience. Poland’s history is one long narrative … Continue reading

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Despite political adversity, ‘The Promise’ film survives to recount Armenian genocide

The Armenian genocide, unlike other mass killings of a targeted people, is one of the best kept secrets in history. Academics don’t dwell on it if they mention it at all in history classes. While putting the past behind us … Continue reading

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Boxer’s Electoral College kill bill raises questions about Dems’ nomination scheme

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) is still upset her party’s candidate Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 presidential election. As of Nov. 16, President-Elect Donald Trump had received 290 electoral votes and Mrs. Clinton had received 232. Michigan hasn’t been added to … Continue reading

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On Veteran’s Day, a family salute spanning centuries of service

On this Veterans’ Day, I wanted to share with readers a family salute to veterans dating to the American Revolution. 

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Smithsonian goes political, omitting Justice Thomas and Sen. Brooke

Everything is political nowadays, and the Smithsonian is following suit. Two distinguished men are being omitted from the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Both men are black, but it’s likely the political philosophies of Associate Justice Clarence … Continue reading

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The Daily Beast takes a journey into Bill Clinton’s love child conspiracy

Who hasn’t seen the tabloids in the grocery, a handsome young man’s face smiling from the front page blaring to the world Bill Clinton has a biracial love child? That rumor has been afloat for years and gained some momentum … Continue reading

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Expert recalls past debates as Clinton v. Trump match set for historic date

Professor Alan Schroeder talked with C-SPAN on Monday about the history of presidential debates. Schroeder authored the book Presidential Debates: Risky Business. Schroeder weighed in on the format for the debate, saying it will be the same as 2012. There’s … Continue reading

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