HISTORY Blog

Author: Kim Gilmore

Reflections on Lincoln

It has been exciting, encouraging and slightly exhausting to keep up with the commentary on the recent Lincoln film. Perhaps more than any other American president, Abraham Lincoln seems to carry our expectations and political hopes, even in ...

Veterans Day: HISTORY Says Thanks

“But the thing about remembering is that you don't forget.”    - Tim O’Brien, “The Things They Carried” Veterans Day falls each year on November 11. As many people know, the holiday dates back to World War I, when the world ...