New Yorker: Hitlery

New Yorker: Hitlery

An Apology from Prince Charles My dear Russians, Yesterday, it was reported that I compared your President Putin to Hitler. If by making this comment I have in some way offended you, I am deeply sorry. Adolf Hitler was one of the horrible villains in world history,...
Salon: Washington’s Farewell Address

Salon: Washington’s Farewell Address

Why George Washington’s Farewell Address has never been more important It was the first anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. Songwriter and playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda had joined the cast of his hit musical “Hamilton” to virtually...
Trump’s Gotterdammerung

Trump’s Gotterdammerung

Gotterdammerung((The last days of the Third Reich, taking its name from the end of Wagner’s ‘Der Ring des Nibellungen.’ The word means “Twilight of the Gods,” and signals the end with chaos and destruction.)) Our understanding of historical...

AP Was There: Battle of the Bulge

AP WAS THERE: Battle of the BulgeIn 2020, the world marked the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. Sterling Publishing, in cooperation with The Associated Press, released an illustrated book called “Victory: World War II In Real Time,” filled with...