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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • War re-enactors get no respect [Commentary]

    War re-enactors get no respect [Commentary]
    For the past 30 years, I've been urging my students to put themselves in the shoes of people who lived in the past. So why do we make fun of Americans who do that as a hobby? I'm talking about military re-enactors like Eric Frein, the 31-year-old man...
  • Classical: Moravian music conference features Australian composer's premiere

    Sean O'Boyle, Moravian College's artist-lecturer in composition, is an Australian-born composer/conductor who nurtures a keen interest in the music of indigenous Australians in addition to a passion for jazz and jazz clarinet. Yet neither jazz nor the...
  • Eric Frein texted 'all is good' hours before ambush

    Eric Frein texted 'all is good' hours before ambush
    Eric Frein told a friend "all is good" in a phone text message hours before police say Frein ambushed two state troopers outside the Blooming Grove barracks, according to a search warrant affidavit obtained by The Times-Tribune Friday. "I stayed at your...
  • Remembering Bayern Munich's Jewish history

    Remembering Bayern Munich's Jewish history
    As an author, Dirk Kamper was intrigued by the story of Kurt Landauer, a concentration camp survivor who helped turn Bayern Munich into one of the best soccer teams in the world. But as a German, he was more than a little apprehensive about exploring...
  • No warning signs in ordinary life of trooper slaying suspect

    No warning signs in ordinary life of trooper slaying suspect
    When she saw a strange car parked behind her Ridgeway Street rental property, Sara Smith-Katz assumed the driver was a student at nearby East Stroudsburg University. "Excuse me, you can't park there," Smith-Katz yelled. "Even if I'm staying here?" the...
  • Bomb or occupy -- or neither?

    Wars usually end only when the defeated aggressor believes it would be futile to resume the conflict. Lasting peace follows if the loser is then forced to change its political system into something other than what it was. Republican Rome learned that...
  • Joyce Carol Oates In New Haven; Benjamin Griffin At Twain House

    Joyce Carol Oates  In New Haven; Benjamin Griffin At Twain House
    Benjamin Griffin, associate editor for the Mark Twain Papers & Project at the University of California, Berkeley, will give a free talk on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 5:30 p.m., following a 5 p.m. reception at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 51 Farmington Ave.,...
  • Goodwin College hosts its first Humanities Festival

    Goodwin College hosts its first Humanities Festival
    Jamie Mattos enrolled at Goodwin College to get a nursing degree, but along the way, she discovered a talent for writing poetry. "I always loved art and poetry, but I didn't know I could write poems until I tried," said Mattos, whose work has appeared...
  • Big events for October include wearable art

    Big events for October include wearable art
    Costumes play their part in October celebrations, from the World of WearableArt's fantastic creations in New Zealand to horrific Halloween props in New Orleans and West Hollywood. In between, the American Museum of Natural History creeps out arachnophobes...
  • LACMA spotlights '20s German Expressionist films

    LACMA spotlights '20s German Expressionist films
    Complex. Sophisticated. Groundbreaking. Shocking. These words describe the German Expressionist cinema during the Weimar era after World War I — a bravura brand of filmmaking that is still mesmerizing audiences and influencing filmmakers today....
  • Visit museums for free Saturday

    Visit museums for free Saturday
    If you’ve been thinking about taking the family to check out one of the Lehigh Valley’s local museums, there’s no better day than Saturday.   Entrance to 11 Lehigh Valley museums will be free Saturday as part of Museum Day Live!...