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Back in 1992, when I was thinking about what to write my dissertation on, I put together a statement of intent and a bibliography. My... [Read More]
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Donald McDonald was gung-ho from the moment he graduated from a military academy in his hometown of Montgomery, Alabama.The buildup to America's involvement in the... [Read More]
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In 1945, in Bismarck, and across America, a generation which had left it parents' homes as boys four years earlier to fight a great war,... [Read More]
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HBO dropped a 39-second teaser for the upcoming eighth and final season of "Game of Thrones" on Thursday with some clues of what's to come. ... [Read More]
Today is Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:In 1918, men who had served in the... [Read More]
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The 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice to end World War I has generated a lot of discussion and articles about the so-called "Great... [Read More]
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A fiercely beautiful historical pageant by the South African artist William Kentridge commemorates a million Africans who died in World War I. [Read More]
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The week of Dec. 2-8, 1918, began with the words of President Woodrow Wilson as he gave his sixth and final State of the Union... [Read More]
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★☆☆☆☆Peter Jackson is a cinematic alchemist. The New Zealand film-maker recently transformed archive footage into a stirring portrait of the Great War in They Shall... [Read More]
Today is Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:In 1918, the University Auditorium was packed for... [Read More]
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