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Confederate troops firing from behind the stone wall

‘It Is Well That War Is So Terrible’

The battle of Fredericksburg, December 1862

Dec 17, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 14 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN

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General George C. Marshall (seated, left) and staff at the War Department (1941)

What Would Marshall Do?

Fire some generals, for starters.

Dec 17, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 14 • By TIM KANE

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Daniel Day Lewis as Lincoln

The Blessings of Liberty

Secured by immense power.

Dec 10, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 13 • By ADAM J. WHITE

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Stephen A. Douglas

Douglas of the West

He was not called ‘the Little Giant’ for nothing.

Dec 3, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 12 • By EDWARD ACHORN

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Barack Obama and Ted Kennedy

Left’s Turn

Who are the liberals, and what do they believe?

Nov 26, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 11 • By FRED SIEGEL

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Andrew Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans

War Without Victory

A bicentennial reflection on the War of 1812.

Nov 5, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 08 • By JAMES M. BANNER JR.

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U.S. Army Commemorates Burning of Draft Card

8:56 AM, Oct 15, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN

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 Eugene D. Genovese, 1973

A Historian Taught by History

Eugene D. Genovese, 1930-2012.

Oct 15, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 05 • By RONALD RADOSH

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a Vietnamese coffee shop

Where the 1970s Are Ancient History

Young Vietnamese line up for American coffee, not exhibits on American ‘atrocities.’

Oct 8, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 04 • By MAX BOOT

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John F. Kennedy at Santa Monica, 1962

Pathology of Power

Sally Bedell Smith and the many forms of monarchy.

Oct 8, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 04 • By NOEMIE EMERY

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Rep. Paul Ryan, Republican of Wisconsin

Ryan Makes History

1:30 PM, Sep 26, 2012 • By JOHN WEICHER

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Antietam

The War’s Worst Day

Looking back at Antietam

Sep 24, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 02 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN

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Just keep on smilin'.

Biden Gets His Own History Wrong—Again

9:01 AM, Jul 10, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER

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Obama SOTU

Obama’s False History

4:00 PM, Jun 14, 2012 • By JEFFREY H. ANDERSON

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