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Charlottesville must remove shrouds over Confederate monumentsjudge rejects City’s argument that shrouds were to honor protest victims

 

So-called “Hitler Bell” to remain in German church… town council votes to keep controversial bell as a memorial

 

South Carolina gubernatorial candidate’s ancestors owned slaves… Her comments on the Civil War have drawn criticism

 

Lock of George Washington’s hair discovered in 18th century almanacheirloom belonged to the Hamilton family

 

Ancient Roman boxing gloves unearthedonly known pair of sparring gloves ever discovered

 

Washington must have slept here

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Group of minor academics and critics want New York to remove “racist” statues… Mayor created special committee to review all markers on public property

 

Senate resignations are disturbingly common in history… More than 300 Senators have resigned from our most distinguished body

 

Slave cemetery from Civil War era may be under Tennessee baseball fieldarchaeologists confirm high likelihood of human remains at site

 

Historical preservation can boost local economiesstudies confirm that investment and government action can boost local revenue

 

Hitler’s limousine ended up in New York… the strange story of how a New York businessman bought the bullet proof Mercedes

 

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Anniversary of “Seward’s Folly” raises doubts in Russia… right wing in Russia questions the sale of Alaska

 

German radicals call for a new Reichthe right wing in Germany questions validity of post Hitler government

 

Trump’s poor grasp of history is troubling… the President lacks basic knowledge and respect for predecessors

 

James K. Polk cannot stay buriedTennessee politicians look to move him for fourth time since 1849

 

April 1st is also Park Day with the National Park Servicejoin cleanup efforts in 130 parks nationwide

 

On the move….again

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NASA remembers Apollo 1 disaster… three astronauts honored on 5oth anniversary

 

Owner files suit to keep Hitler’s childhood homeAustrian government seeks to destroy original structure

 

World War 1 memorial draws concern in Washingtondoes the National Mall need another war memorial?

 

Doubts remain about Eisenhower memorial… Ike’s family finally supports controversial design

 

Civil War battlefield preservation expanded in 2016… Civil War Trust released promising numbers from a banner year.

 

Remembering Apollo 1

Remembering Apollo 1

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Mein Kampf is again a bestseller in Germany… first publication in 70 years sells out initial run

 

Coal fire may have helped doom Titanicjournalist suggests the smoldering fire contributed to the sinking

 

Nixon personally directed interference in Vietnam peace talksdocuments show effort to impact public opinion before 1968 election

 

Armies continue looting historical sites in Middle East… academics warn of the loss of priceless antiquities

 

Irish Potato Blight originated in South Americagenetic link found in pathogen that killed millions in Europe and Ireland

 

Always Tricky Dick

Always Tricky Dick

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UN Working Group argues for slavery reparations… US should fight racism by paying descendants of African slaves

 

Future of Columbus Day in doubt… fewer states and businesses observe the traditional holiday

 

Roman cemetery near London exposes diversityremains include skeletons of Asians

 

Nazi time capsule unearthed in Poland... “Mein Kempf” among the preserved artifacts

 

Civil War Trust saves 25 acres near Fredericksburg… developer scraps plan to build 98 town-homes on battlefield

 

Sign of the times

Sign of the times

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French massacre unearthed… mutilated remains discovered in circular pits near Alsace

 

King Tut’s dagger likely made from meteorite… recent tests strongly suggest extraterrestrial origins

 

Historian claims Hitler had younger brother…. records show possible sibling who died when Hitler was three years old

 

JFK’s love letter to his mistress up for auction... Mary Meyer is the likely recipient of randy letter

 

TJ Stiles wins second Pulitzer for history… “Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America.” offers fresh insight

 

Uneasy dig

Uneasy dig

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