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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • Erik Larson on 'Dead Wake'

    Erik Larson on 'Dead Wake'
    Best known for "The Devil in the White City," his best-seller about the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago and the serial killer H.H. Holmes, Erik Larson has made a career of bringing half-remembered history to vivid, vibrant life. Using a narrative strategy that emphasizes individual characters and their perspectives on his unfolding dramas, the author manages to shake off the dust of time and invest even the hoariest of historical episodes with the urgency and suspense of today's late-breaking, still-developing news.
  • Was Hartford 'The Richest City In The United States'?

    Was Hartford 'The Richest City In The United States'?
    Most magazine writers don't expect a few words thrown into an article to last more than a week or two in the public consciousness — certainly not to thrive into the next couple of centuries. But a sentence that Charles Hopkins Clark put into...

    From 'fore' to flight

    From 'fore' to flight
    Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport was first a golf course. In fact, Southside Golf Course was Fort Lauderdale's first golf course, dating to the 1920s. The nine-hole course came on the presidential horizon in 1921, when President Warren...

    Newport News seeks emergency response volunteers

    The city is looking for volunteers to join its Community Emergency Response Team. CERT training teaches residents basic emergency skills, then integrates them into the emergency response capability for their area, according to a city news release. If an...

    'The Decent One' traces grim history of Nazi Himmler

    'The Decent One' traces grim history of Nazi Himmler
    Vanessa Lapa's documentary, "The Decent One," brings the epistolary form to documentary, using narrated excerpts from a trove of top Nazi Heinrich Himmler's diaries and letters — including those of his wife, Margarete, his parents and even eldest...