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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • 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...
  • NFL, Walmart Fumbles Show Just How Tough PR Business Is

    In an epic display of bad timing, this week marks the debut of the Museum of Public Relations, the New York institution where students of the discipline -- if you can call it that -- can access some 500 books and 100 hours of interviews. It's hard to...
  • Great leader, little country

    November 19. That's the date a bust of Vaclav Havel is to be dedicated in National Statuary Hall at this country's Capitol, and it's perfect timing -- for November 19 will also be the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution he led and embodied in his...
  • Obama's mixed messages on war

    It's funny how President Obama is always talking about "I" and "me" whenever it makes him look good, but suddenly it's "they" and "we" when mistakes are made.. For instance, for years Obama boasted about how he ended the Iraq war and how he withdrew...
  • Air museum hosts annual quilt show

    Although it is dedicated to aviation history, the New England Air Museum hosted the third annual "Flights and Fantasies Quilt Show" during the last week in September. The warm, soft quilts provided contrast among the cold steel of the airplanes on...
  • Thomas Sowell: Obama, immigration, guns and other random thoughts

    Thomas Sowell: Obama, immigration, guns and other random thoughts
    The biggest issue in this fall's election is whether the Obama administration will end when Barack Obama leaves the White House or whether it will continue on, by appointing federal judges with lifetime appointments who share President Obama's contempt...
  • History center: Free admission via Smithsonian offer

    History center: Free admission via Smithsonian offer
    Free admission to the Orange County Regional History Center for Sept. 27 is available for folks who download a voucher provided by Smithsonian Media. The offer is part of a national event called Museum Day Live. Each downloaded ticket grants the...
  • Judge Refuses to Dismiss MGM's James Bond Case Against Universal

    A federal judge has refused to dismiss MGM's lawsuit against Universal, claiming that their in-the-works project "Section 6" infringes on the lucrative James Bond franchise. U.S. District Judge James Otero refused to toss the suit, but otherwise did...
  • Obama's mixed messages on war

    It's funny how President Obama is always talking about "I" and "me" whenever it makes him look good, but suddenly it's "they" and "we" when mistakes are made. For instance, for years, Obama boasted about how he ended the Iraq war and how he withdrew...