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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • 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...
  • Family: Visit Lehigh Valley area museums for free Saturday

    Family: Visit Lehigh Valley area 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! hosted by Smithsonian...
  • 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...
  • TV Review: Netflix's 'Peaky Blinders'

    Handsome but hollow, "Peaky Blinders" is another one of those classy-looking British imports that networks and streaming services (in this case, Netflix) are using to help keep their shelves stocked. Yet while that worked extremely well with the recent...
  • '@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz' a powerful meditation on repression

    '@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz' a powerful meditation on repression
    Ilham Tohti, an economist and writer at Minzu University in Beijing, hosted the website Uighur Online, meant to encourage understanding between Han Chinese and ethnic Uighurs in the sprawling but remote northwestern region between Mongolia and Kazakhstan....
  • In Wales, a Bethlehem pilot is honored for World War II sacrifice

    In Wales, a Bethlehem pilot is honored for World War II sacrifice
    Douglas Brown graduated from Lehigh University in 1941, about six months before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor plunged America into World War II. The only son of a Lehigh professor of European history and an English mother, he belonged to an...
  • You want a war? Pay for it

     You want a war? Pay for it
    Young people may find it hard to believe, but going to war used to be a big deal. When the United States started bombing Iraq in January 1991, Americans somberly watched President George H.W. Bush address the nation and saw live video of Baghdad being...
  • Page-Turner: Book On Yale Bowl Rich With Trivia, Classic Tales

    Page-Turner: Book On Yale Bowl Rich With Trivia, Classic Tales
    NEW HAVEN — There is a century-old, leather-bound piece of history sitting on the Yale squash coach's desk that tells the story of the school's 1914 football season. In book stores, meanwhile, there is a newly published book from Rich Marazzi that...
  • Maureen Corrigan on 'So We Read On'

    Maureen Corrigan on 'So We Read On'
    Its greatness is right there in the title, not to mention on every page. But "The Great Gatsby," the 1925 masterpiece by F. Scott Fitzgerald, occupies an oddly precarious position in the ranks of Great American Novels. As a staple of high school...
  • Review: 'A Terrible Beauty' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'A Terrible Beauty' ★★★ 1/2
    "A Terrible Beauty," its title taken from a famous poem by W.B. Yeats and premiering at 8 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Siskel Film Center, is a docudrama of extraordinary power. It is about bullets flying and bodies falling, but it will capture...