Hotel Pennsylvania in Midtown Manhattan has been slated for destruction for the past 20 years which leaves New York City preservations with little hope as the powers capable of saving the iconic structure stand idle. Are they right to let it go?
Forty seven years ago, the president wrote for American Heritage that the study of history is no mere pastime but the means by which a nation establishes its sense of identity and purpose
A distinguished journalist and former presidential adviser says that to find the meaning of any news story, we must dig for its roots in the past
NO, SAY THREE AMERICAN HISTORIANS. BUT THE PATIENT IS AILING AND THEY THINK THEY KNOW WHY AND WHAT TO PRESCRIBE.
By no means, said W. H. Prescott. Absolutely, said Lord Acton. The question remains hard—and intriguing
A distinguished historian describes how America, suddenly thrust into nationhood without a history of its own, set out to create one. And what a splendid achievement it was!
"Americans are united by their history and by a faith in progress, justice, and freedom," writes President Kennedy