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The U.S. Military Academy will collect oral histories to help educate tomorrow's soldiers.
Getting perspective on our triumphs and our failures.
Which location would make a better destination for settlers today?
What will a new president from Illinois learn from the old one? Historian Matthew Dallek takes a look.
450 years ago today, Elizabeth I ushered in England's Elizabethan age.
Old battlefields are still the sight of conflict—now over preserving history.
A wall that was built to keep people in was torn down to do the same—19 years ago this week.
His record from start to finish has been dismal, John W. Mashek writes.
Savor it while it lasts, for reality will impose itself upon us soon enough.
Harry Truman managed the greatest political comeback ever, Robert Schlesinger writes. Find out how.