The destruction of the Roman Empire took over 300 years ending with the sack of Rome
If we look to both past and present and take an objective balance of history, the figure of Columbus cannot help but be associated with an extremely tragic toll.
This year Berlin's public TV channel gripped our brain cells every day for a month in advance of the anniversary of the Berlin Wall. For anyone probing more deeply, however, some questions still require answers. Why was it built?
Berkshire County is a storied vacation spot year-round, but especially in this season; the summer home of the Boston Symphony is here at Tanglewood; nearby is Jacob's Pillow, a seasonal dance festival.
"In 1945, Germany and Japan surrendered and World War II ended ... Our stories must be heard and remembered."
Modern Republicans reject every effective job plan and then blame Democrats for unemployment.
Blair Mountain was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2009, but coal operators pressed to have it removed in 2010.
The Midwest is awash in flags and bumper stickers boasting support for the troops and the good ol' red, white and blue. But, lately we have seen more and more "Come home!" messages.
Joe Hill was a talented singer and songwriter. He's remembered as a renowned troubadour of labor, and toured the country helping to organize workers.
Sarah Palin and her friends on the Republican right seem to have never heard of either validity or reliability.