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Brian Sandberg: Historical Perspectives

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Historical Archivist Jobs

12 June 2019

Many federal, state, and local government institutions offer historical archivist jobs, as do museums, corporations, and non-for-profit organizations. Historical archivists typically...

D-Day 75th Anniversary

6 June 2019

Today is the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy during the Second World War.  So, the Second World War is front-page news today in news media around the world,...

Political Realism in Apocalyptic Times

25 April 2019

This week’s horrific Easter bombings in Sri Lanka remind us once again of the troubling presence of religious violence in today’s world. Alison McQueen recent book, Political...

Last Doolittle Raider Dies

10 April 2019

Lt. Richard E. Cole, the last crewmember of the Doolittle Raiders, has died. Lt. Richard E. Cole, known as Dick Cole, was co-pilot on the lead plane, piloted by Lt. Col. James H. Doolittle,...