WASPs Still Fighting for Recognition

January 29, 2016 nyupressblog 0

—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

On Veterans Day: Fulfilling an ongoing debt

November 11, 2014 nyupressblog 0

—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

Book trailer for Renegade Revolutionary

April 17, 2014 nyupressblog 1

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.

WWI centennial update

January 11, 2013 nyupressblog 2

—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

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