History in the News

Walter

Forgive me for the details on this one but I have repeatedly told this story…

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Sir William

An opening line from the 1995 film Braveheart warns us that “history is written by…

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Bricks

Did you know that bricks have been in use for about 9,000 years? The earliest…

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The Axe Handle

In 1974 I found myself traveling through Arkansas on my way to California. Since I…

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Helicopters

As a history teacher for 25 years, I had the opportunity to witness the evolution…

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Stormy Weather

Once upon a time, when many of my waking hours were spent with adolescents, I…

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Flags

It has been some time since so much hate has been on such bold display…

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The Table

As President Trump and Kim Jong Un play nuclear chicken with one another, I offer…

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