HISTORY HAPPENED HERE
IN THE NEWS
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR
MY BRUSH WITH HISTORY
THE BUSINESS OF AMERICA
THE LIFE AND TIMES
THE TIME MACHINE
They were the first black men to fight in the Civil War. They were the first to serve alongside whites. And they were the first to die.
Seventy-five years ago this month, a not especially good band cut a record that transformed our culture
The fiercest struggle going on in education is about who owns the past. Militant multi-culturalists say that traditional history teaching has brushed out minority ethnic identities. Their opponents say that radical multiculturalism leads toward national fragmentation.
The Cold War was an anomaly: more often than not the world’s two greatest states have lived together in uneasy amity. And what now?