RealClearHistory Morning Edition

Tuesday, October 21
The Man and the Legend of Horatio Nelson - Colin White, BBC
How Britain Beat Back Napoleon at Sea - Nelson's Navy
Cunning Mao Cut India Down to Size - Brahma Chellaney, Rediff
Deceptive Chinese Fool Nehru - Chidanand Rajghatta, Times of India
Nixon's 'Saturday Night Massacre' - Carroll Kilpatrick, Washington Post
Bishop's Execution Prompts U.S. Invasion - Government of Grenada
A Cold War Hot Battle in the Caribbean - Charles Gillespie, Jr., ADST
World's 10 Greatest Opera Houses - David Daniel, Travel and Leisure
Fosbury's History-Changing Flop - Richard Hoffer, The Revolutionary
Lynyrd Skynyrd's Tragic Flight - Check-Six
Monday, October 20
Napoleon Just as Barbaric as Hitler - Christopher Hudson, Daily Mail
Napoleon's Disastrous Retreat From Moscow - Paul Britten-Austin, BBC
MacArthur Makes His Famous Return - Pat Horan, Historiat
The Dark Side of Thomas Jefferson - Henry Wiencek, Smithsonian
Jefferson Paternity Hardly 'Proven' - W.J. Campbell, Media Myth Alert
Victory and Glory for a New Nation - John Ferling, History Reader
Cornwallis: A Life in Service of Empire - Janie Cheaney, BKM&C
Battle of Ypres Begins Race to the Sea - John Rickard, History of War
Justice Elusive for Guildford Four - Richard Holt, The Telegraph
The Lessons of 'Black Monday' - Matthew Bandyk, US News & World Rpt
Saturday, October 18
When Foreign Powers Dominated China - Robert Bickers, History Today
Second Opium War: Another Chinese Humiliation - Global Security
Seward's Folly Secures Alaska for America - Alaska Web
Alaska's Journey from Russian Outpost to U.S. Frontier - PBS
Saving the Mason-Dixon Line - Bijal Trivedi, National Geographic
How Fuchs Betrayed Nuclear Secrets - Russell Aiuto, Crime Library
Fall of Honecker: East German Autocrat - David Childs, Independent
Brundage: An Olympic Enigma - Mike Takeuchi, A Different Perspective
Still Feeling Fire from 'Black Power' Salute - Neil Amdur, NY Times
Why 'Moby Dick' Is Still Worth Reading - Linda Holmes, NPR
Friday, October 17
Long, Bloody Hunt to Nail Al Capone - Marilyn Bardsley, Crime Library
Al Capone's Life and Times at Alcatraz - Alcatraz History
Still Shaken by World Series Quake - Dan Shaughnessy, Boston Globe
Grim Aftermath of Bay Area's 'Big One' - Kevin Fagan, SF Chronicle
A Forgotten Massacre in Paris - Rachel Holman, France 24
Maurice Papon: From Nazi Collaborator to Butcher - The Telegraph
OPEC Embargo's Long Legacy - Jay Hakes, Journal of Energy Security
4 Deadly Disasters Caused by Food - Jesse Rhodes, Smithsonian
Robert Moses, World's Fair, Shea Stadium - Eric Paddon, NYWF64
A History of World's Tallest Buildings - Aubrey Cohen, Seattle P-I
Thursday, October 16
How Hermann Goring Cheated Hangman - Bob Pool, LA Times
Nuremberg Trials' Ambiguous Legacy - Richard Overy, BBC
Robert Jackson's Influence at Nuremberg - Douglas Linder, UMKC
Napoleon Beaten in 19th Century's Most Crucial Battle - Napolun
How Britain Helped Napoleon's Fall - Jasper Copping, The Telegraph
The Raid That Sparked Civil War - Tony Horwitz, History Reader
Was Private Farr Guilty of Cowardice? - Simon Wessely, JRSM
How Mao Won Power on March - Richard Cavendish, History Today
The Soviet Decline on Brezhnev's Watch - Frank Smitha, Microhistory
Surviving the Crash That Killed Wheldon - Adam Luck, Daily Mail
Wednesday, October 15
JFK Didn't Really 'Stare Down' Khrushchev - Leslie Gelb, Foreign Policy
To Nuclear Brink and Back - Bruce Brager, Military History Online
Blitz's Casualties at Balham Tube Station - World War II Today
Battle of Hastings: Last Conquest of England - Mike Ibeji, BBC
The Legacy of Black Panthers - Leslie Fulbright, SF Chronicle
In Hopes of Genuine Brotherhood - Martin Luther King Jr., Nobel Prize
Aristide's Triumphant Return to Haiti - Hugh Shelton, Command Post
Steve Bartman's Tale of Woe - Will Leitch, Deadspin
Story of Gibson's Legendary Home Run - M. Antonen & T. Keith, SI
Why Gretzky Is Greatest of Them All - Ken Klavon, Bleacher Report
Tuesday, October 14
War of 1812: The Dumbest War, Ever - Jeffrey Simpson, Globe & Mail
Canada Survives American Onslaught - John Rickard, History of War
Issac Brock: Man Who Saved Canada - Alain Gauthier, The War of 1812
The Life and Death of 'Desert Fox' - Pat Horan, Historiat
German Commando's Mogadishu Rescue - Sean Linnane, Storm Bringer
World's Top 10 Special Ops Forces - Armed Forces History Museum
Mach 1: Yeager's Flight Into History - Brad Kimberly, Edwards AFB
Lebanon's Horrific 15-Year Civil War - Global Security
Turkey Between Ataturk and Erdogan - Fouad Ajami, Defining Ideas
Why We Can't Forget Sandy Koufax - David Dalin, Weekly Standard
Monday, October 13
5 Misconceptions About Columbus - Christopher Wanjek, Live Science
Christopher Columbus: The Ultimate Voyager - Biography
The True Story of Moderate Islam - Robert Small, American Thinker
A Doctor's Night of Horror in Bali - Rick Morton, The Australian
Uncovering Indonesia's Jihad Factory - Michael Bachelard, SMH
Facts About Bill Clinton and Terrorism - Byron York, National Review
Race Riot Aboard USS Kitty Hawk - Naval Historical Center
Vinegar Joe's Obstinacy Dooms China - John McLaughlin, HNN
ABA: A Basketball Odyssey - Michael Murphy, Houston Chronicle
John Denver's Life, Music and Death - Notable Biographies
Saturday, October 11
How the South Could've Won Civil War - Ernest Furgurson, MHQ
J.E.B. Stuart's Chambersburg Raid - Peggy Vogtsberger, The Cannoneer
Reagan Melts Cold War in Iceland - Fred Kaplan, Slate
Did Reagan Try to Convert Gorbachev? - James Mann, Wall St. Journal
2 Revolutionaries Make History - James Goodby, Arms Control Assn.
Guadalcanal Battle of Attrition - Chris Trueman, History Learning Site
Vietnam Communists Triumph Over French - Global Security
Who Was Ho Chi Mihn and Why He Won - Stanley Karnow, Time
Apollo 7: NASA Probes the Next Frontier - Astronautix
George Carlin's Monologue in First SNL - Saturday Night Live

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