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By Alan Brinkley Late in May 1961, Kennedy decided to present a second State of the Union…


The Centennial Fire


by Chris Wimmer

The first World’s Fair on American soil ran from May 10 to November…

War and Reconciliation


by Tom Clavin

Douglas “Pete” Peterson was born in Omaha and raised in Nebraska and Iowa.…

The Rise of the Weimar Republic


by Susan Ronald

In the following excerpt from Hitler's Aristocrats, author Susan Ronald discusses the Weimar…

Crary of the North…and South


by Tom Clavin

 It was on May 3, 1952, that a plane landed on the North…

Meet the White House Plumbers


by Egil "Bud" Krogh and Matthew Krogh

by Laura Dail and Matthew Krogh HBO's new miniseries White House Plumbers imagines the story of…

A Long Journey Home


by Tom Clavin

During my recent book tour promoting the release of Follow Me to Hell,…

The Windsors at War


by Alexander Larman

When I finished writing The Crown in Crisis, the book that has become…

Old Houses of the West


by Sandra Dallas

Novelist Sandra Dallas joins us to discuss the inspiration behind her latest book,…

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