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Drawing Fire: Famed Cartoonist Bill Mauldin Turns 100

“Bill Mauldin’s wild fifty-year career defied F. Scott Fitzgerald’s oft-quoted remark about there being no second acts in American lives,” ...
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6 Presidential Campaign Slogans That Fell Flat

Puns, rhymes and catchy phrases do remarkably well in United States presidential campaigns, even if they seem a little cheesy ...
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The National Museum of African American History and Culture to Reopen This Week

The National Museum of African American History and Culture will reopen its doors to the public Friday, months after shuttering ...
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Benny and the Bets

A small-town con artist and criminal becomes one of the West's richest and most revered characters  ...
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Graphic Novel Series Highlights First and Only Woman to Ever Receive the Medal of Honor

The seventh installment in an illustrated series dedicated to soldiers whose actions earned them the nation’s highest award for military ...
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Fort and Fortitude: Pushing the Confederate Army to the Breaking Point

Known in official reports as Redoubt H, it was a key part of the Union’s plan to push the Confederate ...
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Antietam’s Cornfield Maelstrom

Antietam’s opening fight turned a field of crops into a scene of slaughter ...
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“COVID-19 is here to stay for the foreseeable future” — Field work in a pandemic

(Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History) Independent group leaders Eleanor Scerri and Denise Kühnert of the Max ...
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Fort Ticonderoga: Then and Now

A brief history of one of the most fortified sites in North America, the scene of several 18th century military ...
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Latino, Hispanic, Latinx, Chicano: The History Behind the Terms

The terms Latino, Hispanic and Latinx are often used interchangeably to describe a group that makes up about 18 percent ...
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