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First World Trade Center bombing 2/26/93 4 geralmar Feb 2020 Jul 12 4 2193
If the Cherokees were driven west of the Mississippi, how 6 raccoon May 28 Jun 30 1 2448
Before the Civil War, why did wealthy powerful Northerners 7 raccoon Jun 6 Jun 6 0 2241
Dismantling the Myth of the "Black Confederate" 2 Eugene Sep 2019 May 22 15 1687
NYC Historic Roosevelt House: FDR & Eleanor Home, Where The New Deal Happened 6 appalachiablue May 2020 May 2020 7 1119
Interesting video on the restoration of the "Starship Enterprise" model, from the original series 9 A HERETIC I AM Apr 2020 Apr 2020 24 2695
I woke up with "Battle of New Orleans" in my head, so I'll ask. 6 raccoon Apr 2020 Apr 2020 1 1418
MANUFACTURING 3-INC ANTI-AIRCRAFT SHELLS WORLD WAR II ORDNANCE FILM FRANKFORD ARSENAL 1 3 bucolic_frolic Mar 2020 Mar 2020 0 1698
People lost to history 18 Kaleva Jan 2018 Mar 2020 3 4950
Why are we burying history? 4 grumpyduck Jul 2018 Mar 2020 4 2092
What books have helped you understand history? 14 Bucky Dec 2019 Mar 2020 4 1803
How far could a WWII American bomber fly without refueling? Nt 9 raccoon Feb 2020 Feb 2020 0 1358
America's Forgotten Titan: George Westinghouse 3 bucolic_frolic Jan 2020 Jan 2020 2 2035
A question about the impeachment 8 Catamount Jan 2020 Jan 2020 0 1330
The deportation of an Iranian student shows the unchecked power of Customs and Border Protection 0 Eugene Jan 2020 Jan 2020 0 887
For an interesting read of a certain time in history. 0 5X Jan 2020 Jan 2020 1 606
Hitler's Last Deadly Secret - U 864 1 yuiyoshida Jan 2020 Jan 2020 4 868
Bombing Hitler's Supergun Documentary HD (Nova) 0 yuiyoshida Jan 2020 Jan 2020 3 423
Gamblers, Wastrels and Lumberjacks: An Old Cemetery Gives Up Its Secret History. 0 elleng Dec 2019 Dec 2019 11 689
"a date which will live in infamy" 8 elleng Dec 2019 Dec 2019 4 684
Rosa Parks, Civil Rights Legend Exhibition, 'In Her Own Words' At Library of Congress, DC 0 appalachiablue Dec 2019 Dec 2019 3 521
If you're into Great Lakes history 3 Ohiogal Nov 2019 Nov 2019 7 813
Fannie Mae Duncan 0 struggle4progress Nov 2019 Nov 2019 2 700
The Buffalo Soldiers Who Rode Bikes 3 yonder Sep 2018 Nov 2019 7 1707
Missing From Friday's World Series Lineup in Washington: The President 2 elleng Oct 2019 Oct 2019 1 662
Historian Patricia Cleary Digs Into The Long-Lost Mounds Of St. Louis 6 Sherman A1 Sep 2019 Oct 2019 12 913
Key to the Bastille: Lafayette, George Washington & Mount Vernon 5 appalachiablue Oct 2019 Oct 2019 2 883
A 1946 mob lynching puts court focus on grand jury secrecy 2 Eugene Oct 2019 Oct 2019 6 604
Anyone like good American whiskey? 0 appalachiablue Oct 2019 Oct 2019 8 618
Secrets, scandals and little-known stories about the 1904 World's Fair 3 Sherman A1 Oct 2019 Oct 2019 5 736
National First Ladies Library. 1 Stellar Sep 2019 Oct 2019 5 857
A Fabulous Lecture Was Just On CSPAN: Shakespeare in US Politics. 2 NNadir Sep 2019 Sep 2019 3 808
Photos Reveal the History of Montezuma Castle in Arizona 2 left-of-center2012 Sep 2019 Sep 2019 27 2367
Leslie H. Gelb, 82, Former Diplomat and New York Times Journalist, Dies. 0 elleng Aug 2019 Aug 2019 5 771
Elaine, Arkansas: A rural town confronts its buried history of mass killings of black Americans 3 Eugene Aug 2019 Aug 2019 2 845
They Were Killers With Submachine Guns. Then the President Went After Their Weapons 1 Ponietz Aug 2019 Aug 2019 16 1004
Reconstruction, Jim Crow, White Supremacy, Roll Back: Henry Louis Gates Jr. 1 appalachiablue Aug 2019 Aug 2019 2 919
The Nuns Who Bought and Sold Human Beings 0 Eugene Aug 2019 Aug 2019 10 899
Hundreds of black deaths in Red Summer ignored century later 1 Eugene Jul 2019 Jul 2019 8 968
How the myth of black Confederates was born 0 Eugene Jul 2019 Jul 2019 5 881
Were the Vikings Smoking Pot While Exploring Newfoundland? 5 left-of-center2012 Jul 2019 Jul 2019 15 1298
Apollo 11 U.S. Customs form after first moon landing by astronauts, 50 years ago 4 Soph0571 Jul 2019 Jul 2019 37 2326
Building the 'Arsenal of Democracy': Wartime Color Portraits of Women & Men in Industry 0 Danascot Jul 2019 Jul 2019 2 781
These old houses: Learn history, architecture and more from these lesser-known house museums 0 Sherman A1 Jul 2019 Jul 2019 3 891
Why did Ronald Reagan switch from a Democrat to a Republican? 12 Willie Pep Jul 2018 Jul 2019 0 2434
No, the census has never been delayed. Even when it was really hard to conduct. 6 Eugene Jun 2019 Jun 2019 1 1100
Missouri S&T Military Historian Reflects On Legacy And Lessons Of D-Day 75 Years Later 0 Sherman A1 Jun 2019 Jun 2019 0 940
The Invention That Won World War II 4 Sherman A1 Jun 2019 Jun 2019 16 2289
Supreme Court to hear pirate ship case 0 left-of-center2012 Jun 2019 Jun 2019 2 950
Battleship Texas leaving San Jacinto Battleground for good over decline in visits 1 Sherman A1 May 2019 May 2019 2 1017
Memorial Day was started by Freed Slaves. 1 Cattledog May 2019 May 2019 21 1093
African-American Union Army soldiers died on their way home from war; then history lost their names 2 Sherman A1 May 2019 May 2019 19 1276
Historic 'Shelley House' Added To Civil Rights Network 0 Sherman A1 May 2019 May 2019 2 785
Historic WWII Submarine Museum Refloated Decades Later by Midwest Flooding 1 Sherman A1 May 2019 May 2019 6 1146
Last known ship to bring slaves to U.S. discovered in Alabama 1 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 5 1001
AP Explains: Immigrant entry exams had puzzles, delousing 0 Eugene May 2019 May 2019 0 867
Chinese Railroad Workers Were Almost Written Out of History. 1 elleng May 2019 May 2019 2 921
So I got to thinking about something today 13 Separation Oct 2018 May 2019 5 1680
A symbol of slavery -- and survival 0 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 3 935
Feeding Cahokia' Outlines New Findings About Agriculture, Women And Life In Ancient Civilization 0 Sherman A1 Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 889
A Previously Unknown Portrait of a Young Harriet Tubman Goes on View 12 Eugene Mar 2019 Apr 2019 48 2462
"Segregated By Design" 4 ariadne0614 Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 1021
Trump wondered why Mount Vernon isn't named after George Washington. Here's why. 2 Eugene Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 999
'Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll' Exhibit, MET Museum, April 8 - Oct. 1, 2019 0 appalachiablue Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 900
Who would have made an interesting president, but never got the shot? [View all] 63 Bucky Sep 2012 Mar 2019 3 8267
Does anyone know where I can find footage online of the EXXON VALDEZ being removed off of Bligh Reef 0 oldlibdem Mar 2019 Mar 2019 0 954
The True Grit of Four American Presidents 1 elleng Sep 2018 Feb 2019 1 1511
Passionate Soldier Reveals What He Saw In Vietnam 0 left-of-center2012 Jan 2019 Jan 2019 6 1550
The Great Boston Molasses Flood: why the strange disaster matters today 1 Eugene Jan 2019 Jan 2019 12 1186
Bringing to Life the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Only Her Family Knows 2 elleng Dec 2018 Jan 2019 5 1046
March 2, 1974: The Watergate Seven: fifty pages of new info - and what it means for today. 3 sharedvalues Jan 2019 Jan 2019 5 1211
The national security adviser who colluded with foreign powers -- decades before Michael Flynn 0 Eugene Dec 2018 Dec 2018 8 1318
The US entered WW2 after Japan attacked. Russia attacked our 6 BigmanPigman Dec 2018 Dec 2018 2 1551
Lobster, not pumpkin pie, was at the real first Thanksgiving dinner. 3 BigmanPigman Nov 2018 Nov 2018 2 1329
Hurricane Michael unearthed 19th century shipwrecks in Florida 7 sandensea Oct 2018 Oct 2018 3 1876
All these years I thought Eddie Rickenbacker served in World War II. 1 raccoon Sep 2018 Sep 2018 2 1187
On This Day in History - August 12, 1960 0 discntnt_irny_srcsm Aug 2018 Aug 2018 2 1472
*Alexander Hamilton Died 214 Yrs. Ago; Immigrant, Statesman, Founding Father 2 appalachiablue Jul 2018 Jul 2018 3 1314
50 years ago this event took place 4 Koch Ebola Jun 2018 Jun 2018 2 1771
Sally Hemings Takes Center Stage. 0 elleng Jun 2018 Jun 2018 5 1473
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