A few months ago I learned about the dedication of a statue of John Gilbert Winant from Concord resident and college professor Stephen Ambra.
“Who the heck is John Gilbert Winant?” I asked.
“He’s one of this country’s great unsung heroes of World War II,” … Read More
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At a small private cemetery located on the grounds of St. Paul’s School in Concord, New Hampshire there stands a striking granite headstone marking the grave-site of a man who not only attended and taught history at the exclusive prep-school, but served … Read More
One of the most iconic images in Hollywood film is a static black and white picture of a pair of train tracks trailing into a distant western landscape.
By itself, it doesn’t seem to say much. However, in the western classic High Noon, the … Read More
“We are not makers of history. We are made by history.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Twenty-five years before the Thirteenth Amendment to the US Constitution, an incident took place that squarely placed the issue of slavery before the public and the courts.
In 1839, … Read More
Conservative author and pundit Ann Coulter says she will make an appearance at the University of California at Berkeley on April 27 despite university officials cancelling a previously scheduled on-campus event. [See updates below.]
I’m not a fan of Coulter. I wrote about the conservative’s … Read More
Thanks to social media, millions have viewed the dramatic video of Dr. David Dao being forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight in order to make room for a United employee who was scheduled to work a flight at a connecting airport. (It’s interesting to … Read More
“When the President does it, that means that it is not illegal.” – Richard Nixon
“The law’s totally on my side… the president can’t have a conflict of interest.” – Donald Trump
(I couldn’t fit them all in!)
Well, I made it through the wilderness … Read More