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When Will Lake Mead Give Up Its B-29?
When Will Lake Mead Give Up Its B-29?
Sep 28, 2022
At half past noon on July 21, 1948, a Boeing B-29 descended onto the […]
Watch Churchill’s ‘Some Chicken, Some Neck’ Speech
Watch Churchill’s ‘Some Chicken, Some Neck’ Speech
Sep 27, 2022
Addressing a Canadian crowd in 1941, Winston Churchill buoyed the Commonwealth's spirits with a joke about poultry.
Why Isn’t There Anyone Buried in the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier for Vietnam?
Why Isn’t There Anyone Buried in the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier for Vietnam?
Sep 27, 2022
Controversy surrounded Michael J. Blassie’s burial at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Inventing the Future: How the Civil War Inspired the Commodities Market
Inventing the Future: How the Civil War Inspired the Commodities Market
Sep 27, 2022
The effort to keep the Union Army fighting created the commodities market
Mathew Brady Was a Genius. His New Monument Lives Up To That Reputation
Mathew Brady Was a Genius. His New Monument Lives Up To That Reputation
Sep 26, 2022
A new memorial erected in the honor of the famed Civil War photographer.
Burnside Bridge Controversy: What Exactly Happened at Antietam Creek?
Burnside Bridge Controversy: What Exactly Happened at Antietam Creek?
Sep 26, 2022
Confusion over crossings prevented the Army of the Potomac from achieving outright victory on September 17, 1862.
Watch the First Televised Presidential Debate: JFK vs. Nixon
Watch the First Televised Presidential Debate: JFK vs. Nixon
Sep 26, 2022
The first presidential debate on TV not only played to Kennedy's charisma, it also merged politics with popular culture — and paved the way for today's image-obsessed electoral landscape.