'American Experience: First Freedom - The Fight for Religious Liberty,' premiering Dec. 18 on PBS, is an informative, even-handed examination of why America's founders made religious liberty a basic human right.
Black April by George Veith is an illuminating examination of South Vietnam's fall in 1973-1975.
Five young idealists became the first Yanks to join the fight against Germany on the battlefield
Chuck Hagel Nomination: An Interview With Senator Hagel on His Vietnam Combat Experience and Vision for the War’s Commemoration
Chuck Hagel, a Vietnam veteran and former Nebraska senator, talks about his combat experience, serving alongside his brother Tom, and his recent selection to lead an advisory committee for the 50th anniversary events commemorating the Vietnam War
Jonathan Haidt explains the psychology behind our polarized politics
A new production on Broadway, The Columnist, which ran April through June 2012, examines the life of famed Cold War–era journalist Joseph Alsop (1910-89), whose op-ed column “Matter of Fact”...
Does he really deserve to be exhibit A in the war's pantheon of bad commanders?
How the five-star general dealt with Churchill and Roosevelt, and managed all the alpha generals jockeying for position, all while running a war.
The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee discusses where we were militarily in the Vietnam War and where we're headed as a nation
Is it, or isn't it? That is our question!
Told with the authority of a Vietnam vet and backed by a wealth of declassified photos, many taken on missions
Offers a wealth of little-known information about this shadowy world in Vietnam
The last 45 hours of more than 248 hours of declassified conversations of President John F. Kennedy, taped in the White House shortly before his death, reveal a president worried about where the war in Vietnam...
The impact Churchill’s image had on the postwar world would have been altered.
How Stalin's policies meant the difference between life and death, and not in the way one might think
Why Germany kept up the fight