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  • Napoleon Bonaparte Broward: the man behind the county's name

    Napoleon Bonaparte Broward: the man behind the county's name
    With such a grand moniker, Napoleon Bonaparte Broward, who gave Broward County its name, was bound to be a bigger than life character.
  • Gangsters also enjoyed Broward's sunny climate

    Lots of people wanted to escape the cold of New York, Chicago and Detroit, so why should mobsters be any different? During the 1930s and continuing past World War II, Meyer Lansky and his brother Jake ran posh gambling houses in Hallandale Beach and...

    Serving their country, since the Civil War

    Ever since he was a child, 65-year-old Edward Mathis of Easton remembers some member of his family serving in the military. So, with that thought in mind last year, he researched the matter and found an unbroken chain that started long before he fought in...

    American wars often start with a lie

    American wars often start with a lie
    "We must resist our dreams of managing history." Reinhold Niebuhr, "The Irony of American History" (1952) When you study how the U.S. goes to war, there is a prevalent though not perfect pattern. The triggering event is often a sudden crisis that...

    Why are Americans so easily taken to war?

    To the editor: Professor Joseph J. Ellis' essay should be mandatory reading for all Americans. ("The American way of war: It may surprise you," Op-Ed, July 1) When any politician is eager to go to war, watch out. Any objective reading of U.S. history...