#18: Hallowed Ground: A Walk at Gettysburg by James McPherson (2003) Most Civil War historians in the Park Service feel a little battlefield when it comes to Gettysburg. It’s the great Granddaddy […]
“There ought to be limits to freedom.” Who said it?
“When I lie on the beach there naked, which I do sometimes, and I feel the wind coming over me and I see the stars up above and I am looking into […]
“Television is an invention whereby you can be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your house.” Who said it? The answer is at the end of this […]
“If you can make a woman laugh, you’re seeing the most beautiful thing on God’s earth.” Who said it?
by Samantha Berkhead Sarah’s Key (Elle s’appelait Sarah) US release: 2011 Director: Gilles Paquet-Brenner In the earliest moments of Sarah’s Key, lead actress Kristin Scott Thomas declares that “when a story is […]
The clock on the fireplace mantel along the far wall still ticks away the seconds. On May 10, 1863, that same clock, in that same place, ticked away the last few hours […]
The facts of my case are fairly simple. Chad Farnan, a 15-year-old self-described Christian fundamentalist student in my AP History class, sued me for a “pattern” of statements unconstitutionally hostile to religion. His claim was based on hours of illegal and surreptitious recordings. In my attorney’s opinion, the law was on our side, so he advised me to seek a summary judgment. I now believe that was a critical error…
by Talbot Eckweiler Part four in a five-part series. Constance Barone sits at her office desk and adjusts her spectacles. For the last eight years, she’s been the site manager for Sackets Harbor […]
“Hollywood is so crooked that Mafia gangsters are entirely outclassed and don’t stand a chance. People in Hollywood are smarter. They have more sophisticated knowledge of money and deals and how to […]