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    Video: Yangtze Patrol’s USS Panay Evacuating Nanking Under Japanese Attack

    The USS Panay and the Yangtze Patrol evacuate Americans from Nanking in December 1937, just before Japanese naval aircraft bomb USS Panay‘s crowded decks. Edited from Norman Alley’s Bombing of USS Panay Special Issue...

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    Conspiracy Theories Thrive On This

    The less people know, the more inclined they are to believe the fanciful, the sensationalistic, the downright absurd. Intelligent Channel...

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    A Brief History of the Battle of Antietam

    On September 17, 1862, George B. McClellan’s Army of the Potomac attacked Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia between Antietam Creek and the Potomac River outside Sharpsburg, Maryland. At the end of the day, 23,000...

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    What You Might Not Know About Rosa Parks

    Gwen Ifill talks with biographer Jeanne Theoharis, whose book The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks offers a complex portrait of the woman best known for refusing to give up her seat on an Alabama bus in 1955. Parks had been thrown off...

  • Politics, Videos

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    Who Created The Bully Pulpit?

    “Roosevelt is the first person that defined the term bull pulpit and what he meant by it was that the President has an unparalleled platform to educate the country and to have moral fervor delivered to the country so that the people...

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    Genius Rebel Separates Church & State

    “Roger Williams was really America’s first individualist, the first contradictor of authority, the first rebel,” explains John M. Barry, author of Roger Williams and The Creation of the American Soul: Church, State, and the Birth of...

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    Eleanor: First of the First Ladies

    Civil rights was Eleanor Roosevelt’s cause, but Franklin Delano Roosevelt prioritized economic rights. Nonetheless, Eleanor’s independent advocacy distinguishes her as First of the First Ladies. Aside from being a stellar...

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    Shocking Visualization of World War II Fatalities

    The grander context of the gravity that was World War II is shocking, but it is often lost among the finer details of each theater or battle. Here is a video that illustrates the incomprehensible fatality counts that occurred in the...