| Aug 1, 2007
Wolf of the Deep
This morning we spoke with Stephen Fox, author of "Wolf of the Deep," which hit store shelves last week. It's an account of the naval side of the American Civil War. He will be signing copies today, 6pm at Alabama Booksmith in Homewood....
| Jan 3, 2010
The Decade of Double Talk has just ended. But maybe it's not the end of anything. Maybe we're simply in the midst of the Era of Euphemism. Or the Millennium of Mumbo Jumbo. In any case, here's a historical and contemporary look at how the enemies of...
| Jun 4, 2010
Nassau, the capital of the 700-island chain of the Bahamas, is a popular port of call on Caribbean and Bahamas cruise itineraries departing from Florida ports. It is easily explored independently on foot or via horse-drawn carriage tours, as the cruise...
| Mar 22, 2010
| 12:04 PM
Go here: You can't visit Richmond without confronting the Civil War. The city is so rich in Civil War history that you can't miss it, even if you're not a Civil War buff. In fact, a weekend visitor invariably confronts one of two pickles: If you aren't...
| Apr 15, 2007
Fifteen British sailors and marines were captured by Iran on March 23, and the only woman among them was singled out as a prime propaganda tool during their 13 days in Iranian hands. Seaman Faye Turney's captivity again has focused attention on the issues...
| Sep 29, 2002
In a field behind Deep River's historical society stands a small glass building shaped like a triangle. It looks like a greenhouse, but there is a U.S. patent for it filed by a local man named Ulysses Pratt. This "bleach house," as it was called, was...