—Molly Merryman “Women Who Flew,” documentary short directed and produced by Molly Merryman & Tom Baumann. When I interviewed veterans of the Women’s Airforce Service Pilots, it became clear that what most troubled them was the
—Mark Boulton [This post originally appeared on The Hill’s Congress Blog.] Listen to the words of any politician this Veterans Day, or head down to any local war memorial. Turn on a country radio station, or check
This week marks the centennial of the outbreak of World War I. To commemorate, Lisa M. Budreau, author of Bodies of War, gives us a glimpse into the history of America’s memorialization efforts after the First World War. —Lisa
We invited Phillip Papas on our blog for an exclusive Q&A session on his new book, Renegade Revolutionary: The Life of General Charles Lee. Happily, he obliged. Below, Papas discusses his inspiration for writing the book, shares
In November 1774, a pamphlet to the “People of America” was published in Philadelphia and London. It forcefully articulated American rights and liberties and argued that the Americans needed to declare their independence from Britain.
One Day in December casts a spotlight on the remarkable “missing actor” of the Cuban Revolution, Celia Sánchez. Based on ten years of original research, the biography draws on interviews with Sánchez’s friends, family, and comrades in the
—Lisa Budreau It appears that the nation’s plans to commemorate the Centennial of the First World War in 2014 are progressing. The WWI Centennial Commission Act (House Resolution 6364) passed by Congress and was, until