History Class

Dec 09,2011

When “Freedom” is a Fig Leaf

A new book on the politics of the segregationist movement examines a tension between libertarianism and civil rights that continues today.   by Jordan Michael Smith Jason Morgan Ward Defending...

Feb 10,2009

Reagan’s Virtues and Republican Myths

20 years after he left the Oval Office and nearly five years since hey died, two things seem clear: Ronald Reagan’s achievements were greater than seemed possible at the time...

Sep 15,2008

Reviewing The Anthrax Evidence

“Based upon the totality of the evidence we had gathered against him, we are confident that Dr. Ivins was the only person responsible for these attacks.” – Jeffrey Taylor, U.S....

Sep 08,2008

Lt. Gen. William Odom (1932-2008)

Today at Arlington Cemetery, the United States will lay the body of Lt. Gen. William Odom to rest. Parting with a good friend and a great man is a heavy...

Jun 06,2008

The Beach

The Allied landing never seemed real. It was a movie, a history lesson — not real life. That is, until I stood on Omaha beach at the age of twenty-one....