"We see nurtured in his campaign an incipient proto-fascism, a nativist anti-immigrant Know Nothing-ism..."
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Historian Ken Burns reminded supporters of the Confederacy on Sunday that the Civil War had been primarily about slavery, and not states' rights as many conservatives have claimed.
Ken Burns' speech to Washington University Graduates is a breath of fresh air.
Historian Geoffrey Ward told CBS News on Sunday that Franklin D. Roosevelt would have difficulty running for president with a disability like polio today because Fox News would have "loved" to show him "at his most helpless."
If some of the images of the Duck Dynasty clan look hauntingly familiar to you, you're not alone.
If you didn't get a chance to see this special on PBS this week, and you've got some spare time to check it out on line instead, I'd highly recommend making some time to
[media id=10050] (h/t Heather at VideoCafe) Big thanks to Shoq for tipping me off to this segment. It's hard to cogitate when you're immersed in the
PBS's NOW: How does a democracy decide to wage war? At 8:30 pm (check local listings) on Friday, December 7 - the very day Pearl Harbor was attacked