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History | History

The French & Indian War: Setting the Stage for the American Revolution

The French and Indian War between Britain and France was part of a proto-World War, with conflict in Europe and North America, that set the stage for the American Revolution.

Politics | Op-Ed

The Next Fight For Civil Rights Lies In Ending The Federal City

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has banned nearly 60 percent of the city's black residents from bars, gyms, concerts, theaters, and more.

Politics | Opinion

The real lesson of the Texas synagogue attack

Few understand the crucial role of antisemitism in Islamist extremism

History | HISTORY

Wannsee Conference: The most shameful document of modern history

The Wannsee Conference of January 20, 1942, was not about consumer trends, projected profits or shareholder value, it was about life and death. Specifically, systematic death.

History | History

17 Facts about the American Revolution You Might Not Know

Otherwise known as the Revolutionary War, the revolution was a period of time where the residents of American colonies rose up against their colonial rulers, the British crown. Here are 17 facts about the American Revolution you might not know

News | Antisemitism Watch

David Collier: How Wikipedia butchers history and promotes terrorism

Wikipedia does not even try to maintain balance. It has editors that deliberately butcher history to demonise Jews, Zionism and Israel

History | History

Elder Of Ziyon - 75 years ago: Zionists helped defeat racial segregation in Baltimore

Blogging about Israel and the Arab world since, oh, forever.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Restored 1930s New York City Video Shows Glamorous Cars Of The Era

This restored and colorized video footage shows New York City streets from the 1930s, starting in Harlem and shifting to Midtown Manhattan on 5th Avenue.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The U.N.'s final solution to the Israel question

Historians usually date the start of the Holocaust to June 1941 when German troops invaded the Soviet Union, identified Jewish civilians, lined them up and shot them by the thousands.

Music | Music

John Lennon talks about the Sex Pistols. 1980

John Lennon talks about the Sex Pistols, Sid Vicious and how The Beatles stage behaviour was similar to the Pistols in their Cavern days Hi there Beatle fans...

History | History

Why Dec. 7 Is Nothing Like... That Other Date

One sleepy Sunday morning, nearly 200 Imperial Japanese dive bombers, torpedo bombers, and Zero fighters appeared as out of nowhere in the skies over Hawaii.
Their target: The American Pacific fleet s...

History | History

Desmond Tutu and the Jews

Former Archbishop of Cape Town and veteran anti-apartheid campaigner Desmond Tutu holds a mass at Cape Town’s Anglican St George’s …

Politics | Politics

The 10 tactics of fascism | Jason Stanley | Big Think

The 10 tactics of fascism, with Jason StanleySubscribe to Big Think on YouTube ►► https://www.youtube.com/c/bigthinkUp next ►►"Never Again?" How fascism hija...

Politics | Opinion

The Ungracious—and Their Demonization of the Past

The last two years have seen an unprecedented escalation in a decades-long war on the American past. But there are lots of logical flaws in attacking prior…

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

False Facts About Pizza Everyone Actually Believes

Having a hard time deciding what to eat? Are you with friends who can’t agree on what to order? If so, pizza is always a safe choice. It’s a classic dish tha...

Politics | Opinion

Are Palestinians an indigenous people?  

Arabs who call themselves Palestinians—derived from the word “Philistines,” an invading force from the Aegean Sea—use the word “indigenous” to legitimatize their efforts to carry out their struggle against Israel’s existence.

History | History

20 years before the Holocaust, pogroms killed 100,000 Jews - then were forgotten

'In the Midst of Civilized Europe' by Jeffrey Veidlinger revisits the brutal violence in 1918-1921 that portended a genocide of Europe's Jews, and was soon overshadowed by it

Politics | Interesting Links

Kronicles of Kwanzaa › American Greatness

“Michelle and I send our warmest wishes to all those celebrating Kwanzaa this holiday season,” said President Obama in a December 26, 2011 statement.

News | NEWS

New JFK files bring more frustration than enlightenment

The disclosure of the 1,491 documents by the National Archives about the assassination follows an executive order from President Joe Biden.

History | Los Angeles History

Take a trip through the magnificent department stores of old L.A.

Long before so many people did their shopping online, Los Angeles' department stores -- Bullock's, Robinson's, May Company, Hamburger's and more -- were the place to be.

Politics | Opinion

Holocaust manipulation: Do not defile their memory

“She gave my dad life and then he gave me life and now I’m helping her to survive,” said Toronto physician Dr. Jordana Sacks.

Music | Music

John Lennon death: What happened on the day The Beatles star was shot? | The Independent

Fans around the world are marking the 41st anniversary of Lennon’s passing this week

Politics | Op-Ed

Obsessing Over ‘The Health Of The Nation’ Conjures Some Dark Places

Hatred of vaccine dissidents expresses itself first in marginalization and demonization. Then it advances to punishment. It's about more than public health.

History | History

Why No Battleships From Pearl Harbor Remain Today

A truly sad historical fact: not a single battleship that was in Pearl harbor during the Japanese attack is intact.

News | The News

Lest We Forget: Pearl Harbor Survivors Gather to Honor Those Who Made Supreme Sacrifice

Survivors of Japan's surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 will gather Tuesday to humbly honor those who made the supreme sacrifice.

Food & Drink | Food

The Oldest Liquor Store In America Is Found In Charleston, South Carolina

Visit the Tavern at Rainbow Row in Charleston, South Carolina, to set foot inside the oldest liquor store in America.

History | History

Pearl Harbor: A Day That Lives in Infamy

On December 7, 1941, the Japanese Imperial Navy bombed the US Naval base at Pearl Harbor. The surprise attack shocked the nation and brought it into a world…

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

Automobiles in the Soviet Union - COLD WAR SPECIAL

Our interview with @Ushanka Show (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClXTAMdHwvWdmFyOlQmEtpQ) - we discuss the cars made in the Soviet Union Support us on Patr...

Politics | Politics

‘Honey, do you even HISTORY?’ Joy Reid SCHOOLED for pushing revisionist history claiming the parties MAGICALLY switched

What happened to that whole 'Joy Reid may be losing her job' story? Just curious ...

Politics | Opinion

The Most Legitimate State on Earth - Tablet Magazine

Israel is the model for the nation-state idea on which the current global order was founded. That's why opponents of the idea see it as a target.

History | History

A Call to Action: Join the Maccabees

A giant menorah is lit up to celebrate Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Dec. …

Politics | Politics

Whose Land Did Native Americans Steal Before Europeans Stole It From Them?

We all know that history is not the left's favorite subject. Many times, it's just too inconvenient to their political narratives

History | History

Jews in the Wild West

10 surprising facts about Jews in the American Frontier.

History | History

No, Thanksgiving Isn’t About ‘Genocide And Violence’

The Pilgrims didn’t bring ‘genocide’ to America. They barely brought themselves, with half of their company dying that first winter, in 1620-21.

Politics | Debunking Lies

Palestinian Leaders' Fabrications About Ancient Israel Go Unchallenged By Media

As a growing body of evidence confirms the Jewish people's ancient connection to Israel, Palestinian leaders continue to distort history.

History | History

When Was the Victorian Era, and What Happened During It?

The Victorian era brought changes that reached far beyond England’s borders. In fact, England’s borders also reached far beyond what we now know as England’s borders.

Politics | Opinion

Fighting Anti-Semitism: Lessons From Kristallnacht

We must recognize that racial hatred is not a uniquely Jewish problem, and that what starts with the Jews, seldom ever ends with the Jews.

History | History

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Bagpipes

Perhaps, like me, you have been fascinated, even thrilled, when a bagpiper showed up in a kilt at ...

Politics | Debunking Lies

The ‘indigenous Palestinians’ lie

Lovers of Israel must explain and document the truth repeatedly, because so many people still haven’t heard - and the lies travel fast. Op-ed.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Pirates of the Caribbean Original 1967 Version (Full Ride)

Video of the Pirates of the Caribbean Ride at Disneyland as it was in 1967

History | History

55 Iconic American History Photos And The Stories Behind Them

From the Civil War to the Great Depression to the Space Race, these famous photos show American history as it really happened.

History | History

World will 'throw us to the dogs': Yom Kippur War papers reveal Golda's despair

48 years on, declassified papers show PM Meir feared abandon by int'l community: 'They don't like Jews, let alone weak Jews'; State Archive publishes 1,300 pages of transcripts

History | History

The Historical Falsification of Columbus’ ‘Crimes’ | The American Spectator

The first step in liquidating a people is to erase its memory. Destroy its books, its culture, its history. Then...

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

Massive Byzantine-era winery discovered in Israel

Winepresses, warehouses and kilns were uncovered by archaeologists who believe the winery once produced a fine white wine.

Politics | Op-Ed

Where Have You Gone, Columbus Day?

What does your calendar say today? If you’re lucky, it still says Christopher Columbus Day only, but more likely it’s shared with “Indigenous Peoples’ Day” (IPD)–or the latter is listed alone....

Politics | Media Bias

New York Times Warps History of Iraqi Jewry

The headquarters of The New York Times. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. A New York Times dispatch from Baghdad reports on reaction …

History | History

FDR's secret plea to Hitler

President Franklin D. Roosevelt's secret plea to Adolf Hitler in the summer of 1936, found in newly-uncovered documents. Op-ed.

Politics | Opinion

Who Would Hide a Jew if Nazis Took Over America?

There is something about most Jews that few non-Jews know: We Jews often ask ourselves if a non-Jew in our lives would hide us in the event of a Nazi-like outbreak. I don’t know if young Jews think about this, but nearly all Jews who grew up in the decade

Politics | Debunking Lies

The Palestinian assault on Jewish history and heritage

Hundreds of cherished Jewish sites in the Land of Israel which survived 2,000 years are being systematically destroyed right under our noses by the Palestinians. 

Politics | Politics

Vaccine Collaborators › American Greatness

In August 1944, just four days before the arrival of the American Army, Parisians who had suffered under German occupation for four years began an uprising.

History | History

Pillars and Myths - destroying the false narrative of the 1948 Nakba

The 1948 Arab defeat was a self inflicted disaster and the Nakba narrative spread by anti-Israel activists is a myth - here is the proof.

History | History

Parole for Sirhan B. Sirhan? RFK’s help for Israel drove his assassin

If Sirhan is allowed to walk, then others who seek to murder for political issues can expect to avoid serving their full sentences. Op-ed.

History | History

History: Should’ve Kept Those Jews | City Journal

Troubling FBI statistics and recent anti-Semitic incidents should remind the U.S. that other countries have lost their Jewish populations—to their own detriment.

History | History

On This Day: Nazi Germany invades Poland, starts World War II in Europe

The Nazi invasion of Poland, joined shortly by the Soviet Union, saw the end of Poland as an independent country, bringing WWII to Europe and paving the way for the horrors of the Holocaust.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Dara Horn on a world that only teaches about ‘dead Jews’

Horn’s new essay collection ‘People Love Dead Jews’ looks at pervasive, modern-day antisemitism.

News | Jewish Community

Last Remaining Footage of Polish Jewish Community Before Holocaust Premieres as Movie at Venice Film Festival

Townspeople of the predominantly Jewish village of Nasielsk, Poland in 1938 as seen in Bianca Stigter’s “Three Minutes – A …

Politics | Judea & Samaria

Why Rename Judea and Samaria?

A view shows Palestinian houses in the West Bank village of Wadi Fukin as the Israeli settlement of Beitar Illit …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Last Known Survivor of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, Leon Kopelman, Dies at 97

A Polish soldier lays a wreath during the commemoration of the 78th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, amid the …

Sports | Sports

Meet the Most VIOLENT Player in Hockey History

Philadelphia Flyers Defenseman Larry “The Rock” Zeidel was called the dirtiest player in hockey -- a vicious soulless maniac who instigated some of the most ...

History | History

Sunk: Why Japan Never Recovered from the Battle of Midway

Fortune granted the USA its favor at Midway, as Bismarck might have prophesied. But it was sound doctrine and strategy, entrepreneurship among naval aviators, and shrewd senior leadership that positioned the U.S. Pacific Fleet to harvest the opportunities

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

How these areas became the U.S.

The Story of how the US/Mexico border got its shape.I learned all my video/animation skills on the internet. you can too. Go get two months of FREE Skillshar...

News | News

Victor Rosenthal – Israel: How They Did It & What We Can Do About It

Victor Rosenthal – Israel: How They Did It & What We Can Do About It How They Did It   Between 1967 and 2021, the enemies of the Jewish state and the Jewish people created in effect an army of anti-Israel operatives in key positions in Western

History | Archeology

3,000-year-old inscription bearing name of biblical judge found in Israel - The Jerusalem Post

The inscription features the name "Jerubbaal," a Jewish leader from the Book of Judges, as well as dates from around 1,100 BCE.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

Aunt Jemima's Pancake House at Disneyland (1955)

With this episode of 'Opening Days' we'll be exploring the history of Aunt Jemima's Kitchen (aka Aunt Jemima's Pancake House), an obscure restaurant from the...

History | History

No, Israel was not the aggressor at June 1967

One of the most heated debates in the context of the Six-Day War in June 1967 and perhaps also in the context of the entire Israeli-Arab conflict is the question of what caused this war. According to…

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

Why Did Europeans Enslave Africans?

Viewers like you help make PBS (Thank you ????) . Support your local PBS Member Station here: https://to.pbs.org/DonateORIGSubscribe to Origin of Everything! h...

Business & Finance | Business

The Oldest Company Still in Business in (Almost) Every Country

The business world may be competitive, but the oldest companies around the globe have managed to withstand the test of time.

Politics | Politics

Here’s THE TRUTH About the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (A Comprehensive History)

From biblical times to today, Ben takes us through time to explore the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

History | History

Bobby Kennedy’s Admiration for Israel

The senator’s unwavering support for the Jewish state strengthened American-Israeli ties—and ultimately led to his assassination by a Palestinian gunman

History | HISTORY

Remembering D-Day: 'We're here because of what they did'

National D-Day Memorial Foundation president April Cheek-Messier joins 'Fox & Friends Weekend' to discuss the significance of D-Day. Learn more about this pivotal moment in history with Fox Nation's ‘Secrets of D-Day,’ and ‘D-Day: Ronald Reagan’s Speech a

History | History

Six Day War: When Israel reclaimed Jerusalem, its eternal capital

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE: Retracing the 54-year-old events leading to Israel's stunning 1967 victory

News | News

Israel Seen – Watch The REAL History of Israel

Israel Seen – Watch The REAL History of Israel Can you name the only nation on earth that inhabits the same land, bears the same name, speaks the same language, and worships the same God that it did 3,000 years ago? That’s right – #ISRAE

History | History

A brief history: Israel did everything it could for peace and was rejected. Over and over again.

It is essential to know that the Palestinians turned down two concrete Israeli offers of peace according to their own demands, ending the occupation and creating a Palestinian state.

News | Israel

Jerusalem During the War of Independence—Now in Color!

The blockade of Jerusalem began during the first few days of the War of Independence, spreading from the Old City's Jewish Quarter to the rest of Jerusalem. These color photos from 1948 show us what life was like in the city that was cut off from the rest

News | NEWS

Ocean explorer discovers 5 sunken WWII subs, giving closure to hundreds of families

Ocean explorer Tim Taylor received the Navy’s top civilian honor for discovering five submarines that sank during World War II.

Politics | Politics

Correcting 1619’s Falsehoods About the American Founding

A new book published by Robert Woodson’s ‘1776 Unites’ debunks the project’s dubious claims.

History | History

What Was Watergate Really About?

If you ask most people to explain what Watergate was all about, they might say that it was about a bungled break-in that brought down a president. That’s true, but the break-in is the least significant part of the scandal. What else should you know? Radio

News | News

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – The Weight (and Wait) of History: Why the Conflict Won’t Be (Re)solved

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – The Weight (and Wait) of History: Why the Conflict Won’t Be (Re)solved Now that the shooting has stopped, it’s time to ask the long-term question: Why is it so irresolvable? The answer (typically Jewish) is another ques

History | History

How Car Culture Shaped The Crazy, Cool Architecture Of Midcentury LA | LAist

Decades after they were built, some of the most iconic structures built to sell and service automobiles are being restored and repurposed.

Politics | Debunking Lies

The Lie of the Palestinian ‘Right of Return’

If Israel can't be eradicated though war, it can be destroyed through demography.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Why Isn't There a Palestinian State?

Why don't the Palestinians have their own country? Is it the fault of Israel? Of the Palestinians? Of both parties? David Brog, Executive Director of the Maccabee Task Force, shares the surprising answers. Read David Brog's book, "Reclaiming Israel's Hist

History | History

The O.K. Corral: The Gunfight of All Gunfights

This Gunfight at the O.K. Corral lasted just 30 seconds. But its legend has endured for more than a decade. We dissect the battle's myth and lure.

Politics | Media Bias

Calling for End to Israel, CNN Reporter Claims Jerusalem ‘Never Been More Divided’

CNN's reliably anti-Israel correspondent based Ben Wedeman claims Jerusalem has never been more divided, apparently forget that Jerusalem was sliced down the middle by

History | History

Israel’s Critics Are Right: ‘Sheikh Jarrah’ Exemplifies the Arab-Israeli Conflict, and Arab Jew-Hatred

The entrance to the Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. Photo: Tamar Hayardeni/Wikimedia. JNS.org – Last week, anti-Israel forces went into …

History | History

60 Years Ago, Alan Shepard Became The First American In Space

The passing of Apollo 11's Michael Collins along with the 60th anniversary of Alan Shepard's historic flight reminds us how inspiring exploration can be.

Politics | Politics

Does Biden Know the History of 'We Do Our Part'? | RealClearPolitics

President Biden is clearly in a Franklin D. Roosevelt frame of mind. Summing up his policy vision in an address to a joint session of Congress last week, he...

History | History

5 Things You Didn't Know About Alan Shepard

Nov. 18 is Alan Shepard's birthday. HowStuffWorks Now shares some little-known facts about the first American in space.

Politics | Op-Ed

Victor Davis Hanson: The New Antiracism Is the Old Racism

What will be the future of the mass hysteria spawned last summer? No one knows. But its destination, if unchecked, will be ethnic tensions and sectarian strife…

History | History

INTO THE FRAY: When did Palestine become Palestine?

The Palestinian Arabs’ claim for sovereignty over what they now insist is their long yearned-for homeland arose only after 1967—i.e. when it came under Jewish administration.

History | History

Camelot on the Carolina Coast - Local Life

Charles Fraser and the wild, glory days of Sea Pines Company. Story by Tommy Baysden A good bit has been written about the serendipitous series of circumstances leading to the …

History | History

The Holocaust truths left out of the history texts

The story school history books leave out tells how the US and Hitler cooperated in the crimes committed against the Jewish people. Op-ed.

Sports | Mat surfing

George Greenough Discussing Surf Mats - 1985

Legendary surfer George Greenough talks about the 4th Gear Flyer surf mat in this video shot at his home in Santa Barbara in 1985.Mat Riding Blog: http://su...

History | History

Can We Really Picture Auschwitz?

As memories of the Holocaust fade, one survivor’s images remain vivid.

History | History

Winston Churchill in Palestine – 100 years on

“The establishment of a Jewish National Home in Palestine will be a blessing to the whole world.”

History | History

New Jersey Estate Owned by Napoleon’s Older Brother Set to Become State Park

In 1815, exiled Spanish king Joseph Bonaparte fled to the U.S., where he lived in luxury on a sprawling, 60-acre estate

Politics | Politics

Did Capitalism Save Communist China? | PragerU

How did one of the world’s poorest countries—China—become, in thirty years, one of the world’s richest? The answer is surprisingly simple and surprisingly powerful. China scholar Helen Raleigh breaks it down.

Politics | POLITICS

Open Borders: An Assault on Common Sense

“We hold these truths to be self-evident…”
So begins one of the most pivotal pronouncements in the advancement of human liberty. With those words, Thomas...

Politics | BLM

Why Black Lives Matter is a politically correct ISIS

The destruction of historical and\or ancient tombs marks every great totalitarian phenomenon in history. ISIS did it, BLM does it now. Op-ed

History | History

Why It's Ignorant To Pretend U.S. Lands Still Belong To Native Tribes

Like most new racial history exercises, land acknowledgments are less about a true reflection of the past than grievance politics and superficial gestures.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

A Chapter In U.S. History Often Ignored: The Flight Of Runaway Slaves To Mexico

As the U.S. Treasury considers putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill to honor her role in the northbound underground railroad, there is new attention to the often-overlooked southbound route.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

'Black Moses' Lives On: How Marcus Garvey's Vision Still Resonates : Throughline

Decades before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, Marcus Garvey attracted millions with a simple, uncompromising message: Black people deserved nothing less than everything, and if that couldn't happen in the United States, they should return to Af

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

We used it to pray to the Almighty. Today colonizers use it in praise of the almighty dollar.

Tobacco was never used for recreation, only in ceremony. It was considered sacred and not for everyday use.Native Strength is the Native American centuries-...

Entertainment | Culture/Art

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Beat Poet And Small Press Publisher, Dies At 101

In 1956, Ferlinghetti published the first edition of Allen Ginsberg's Howl. According to one critic, his greatest accomplishments were fighting censorship and starting a small press revolution.

Entertainment | Culture/Art

Rebellion and rock ‘n’ roll: The Sunset Strip in the ’60s

How go-go dancing teens—and the underage clubs that embraced them—turned the Strip technicolor.

Politics | Politics

The Federalist Papers and ‘The Violence of Faction’

It has been said that the oldest word in American politics is “new.” Even the United States Constitution, by far the oldest written constitution in the world…

Politics | Education or Indoctrination?

1619 Project Backlash Is Building in Statehouses Across the Country

Lawmakers in five states have filed bills to defund schools that teach the Marxist critical race theory of the 1619 Project.

History | History

How A U.S. President And A Former Slave Became Friends

One was born in a one-room cabin in Kentucky. The other, born into slavery in Maryland. In time, they became two of America's best leaders.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Apollo 14: ‘A Wild Place Up Here’

Apollo 14 was the eighth crewed Apollo mission and the third to land on the Moon. On January 31, 1971, Apollo 14 launched from Kennedy Space Center with a cr...

Politics | Op-Ed

Who Killed the Anti-War Democrats? - American Greatness

After three generations the anti-war tendency within America’s oldest political party has been thoroughly alienated from its leadership and rendered impotent.

History | History

8 of History's Strangest Taxes

History is full of kings and governments who have tried to earn money by taxing anything from beards to bachelors.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

The uncomfortable truth about BLM, Malcolm X and anti-Semitism | The Spectator

Fifty-five years ago, Martin Luther King delivered a speech to 50,000 Americans in which he demanded justice for persecuted Jews behind the Iron Curtain.
‘The absence of opportunity to associate as Jews in the enjoyment of Jewish culture and religious exp

History | History

Medicine's Role in the Holocaust and Contemporary Implications | Ethics | AMA Journal of Ethics | AMA Ed Hub

This article considers a historical approach to teaching the Holocaust's contemporary ethical implications for clinicians and their practices.

History | History

When Abraham Lincoln Tried His Hand at Being a True Crime Writer | Mental Floss

In another era, Abraham Lincoln could have made for a great 'Dateline NBC' producer. The future president once penned a true crime tale based on a murder case he worked on as a lawyer.

Politics | Politics

Trump wasn't at the inauguration to hand Biden the nuclear 'football.' The transfer happened differently for the very first time.

President-elect Joe Biden will get the nuclear "football," an oddly shaped 45-pound briefcase controlling the country's massive nuclear arsenal.

Entertainment | The Original Series

How Martin Luther King Jr. Kept 'Star Trek' Flying High | Mental Floss

Civil rights activist and stealth Trekker Martin Luther King Jr. had an intense conversation with one of the show's main cast members in order to keep the series intact.

History | History

5 Presidents Who Didn't Attend Their Successor's Inauguration

On the day of the 2021 inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, President Donald Trump will join the small group of presidents who skipped their replacement's swearing-in ceremony.

Politics | Politics

A president hasn't refused to attend the inauguration of his successor in 152 years. Donald Trump will change that

Trump will join presidents Andrew Johnson, John Adams and John Quincy Adams in choosing not to attend the inauguration of his successor.

History | History

Six Other Times People Broke Into the U.S. Capitol

Pro-Trump protesters broke into the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. In doing so, they joined an infamous list.

History | History

Last Documented Civil War Widow Dies At 101

The last publicly documented widow of a Civil War veteran died last month at the age of 101. "It is my sad duty to report the death of Helen Viola

History | History

Beware Political Agendas That Come With Thanksgiving 'Myth-Busting'

Revisionist histories are nearly always written (or posted to the internet) with an agenda in mind — it's no different for the Pilgrims and Thanksgiving.

History | History

Hours after the attack on Pearl Harbor, US Marines took on the Japanese in what became the Alamo of the Pacific

The destruction of the US Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor meant Wake Island was on its own as Japan advanced across the Pacific.

History | History

US battleships fired their guns for the last time 30 years ago. Here's how they dominated the seas for nearly a century.

Aircraft carriers are now the centerpiece of the Navy fleet, but for nearly a century, battleships sailed into combat around the world.

History | History

Son of a pilot shares how a West Point ring saved his father from the Nazis during WWII

Son of a pilot shares how a West Point ring saved his father from the Nazis during WW2

Entertainment | Culture/Art

Inside Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera's Life in San Francisco | KQED

The Bay Area provided Kahlo and Rivera a place to create and thrive, and they gave San Francisco a lasting blueprint for creativity.

News | News

Last Potomac River ferry shuts down after more than 230 years of operation

The historic White’s Ferry, the last remaining ferry service to travel between Virginia and Maryland across the Potomac River, announced on Monday that it would be ceasing operations.

History | History

When Elvis Helped to Conquer Polio

After a deadly mistake sapped public confidence in inoculations, the medical community found an unlikely ally in the King of Rock ’n Roll.

News | Interesting Stories

Cipher solved in Zodiac Killer case decades after it was sent

A coded message allegedly sent by the Zodiac Killer has finally been cracked by amateur sleuths.

History | History

Chuck Yeager: Broken Ribs, Broom Handles, and Glamorous Glen. The Unbelievable True Story Of The Hero Who Broke The Sound Barrier

At the age of 97, retired U.S. Air Force Brigadier General pilot Chuck Yeager died on December 7th 2020. His wife, Victoria Yeager, announced his passing.