RealClearHistory Morning Edition

Thursday, July 28
Robespierre: An Enigmatic Villain - Marisa Linton, History Today
Did Guillotine's Invention Cause More Heads to Roll? - History Wiz
Hosting Games for a Shattered World - Jim Coyle, Toronto Star
London's Cheap and Profitable Olympics - Larry Elliott, The Guardian
Engineering Marvel: How Channel Tunnel Was Built - EuroTunnel
Massive Quake That Shook Up China - Graham Earnshaw, Telegraph
An Aftershock 36 Years Later? - Josh Chin, Wall Street Journal
When Bomber Strikes Empire State Building - Joe Richman, NPR
'Cleopatra of Secession' as a Spy - Mary Lou Groh, Civil War Trust
The Woman Who Doomed Fairy Tale Marriage - Laura Barton, Slate
Wednesday, July 27
What If Germans Had Won Great War? - Martin Kettle, The Guardian
Top 10 Battles of World War I - Samuel Chi, RealClearHistory
The Great War: A History in Photos - Alan Taylor, The Atlantic
10 Worst Military Leaders in History - Jeff Danelek, TopTenz
Beating Invincible Rommel at Alamein - Peter Chen, WWII Database
What If North Had Won Korean War - Andrei Lankov, Asia Times
A Glimpse of the 'Forgotten Conflict' - Abigail Tucker, Smithsonian
Why Chicago Went Up in Flames - Walter White, History Matters
How Eric Rudolph Evaded Authorities - Patrik Jonsson, CS Monitor
Richard Jewell's Olympic Nightmare - Marie Brenner, Vanity Fair
Tuesday, July 26
From Nazis' V-2 Rocket to Space Age - Owen Edwards, Smithsonian
How Allies Found Peenemunde and Hitler's WMDs - Global Security
Lincoln's Troubles With McClellan - Ethan Rafuse, McClellan’s War
The Rise and Fall of George McClellan - Encyclopedia Virginia
The Storied History of U.S. Postal Service - Time
Ben Franklin vs. the Age of Obama - Jarrett Stepman, Human Events
The Legacy of CIA's Founding Fathers - Tim Weiner, NPR
How Castro Got Started in Cuba - Miguel Faria, Hacienda Publishing
ADA: Expensive, Coercive, Bad Law - Walter Olson, Cato Institute
Did Van Gogh Actually Shoot Himself? - Daniel Bates, Daily Mail
Monday, July 25
Civil War No Source of Pride for South - Jeff Schweitzer, Huffington Post
Confederacy Wasn't About States' Rights - Timothy S. Huebner, RCH
What Lincoln Meant to the Slaves - Steven Hahn, New York Times
Constantine: Rome's Great Christian Emperor - Roman Empire
The Imperfect Union of England and Scotland - Allan Macinnes, BBC
Bermuda: Born of a Shipwreck - Keith Archibald Forbes, Bermuda Online
Legend of Mexico's Robin Hood - Maggie Van Ostrand , Mex Connect
How Puerto Rico Became American - Mark Barnes, Span-Am War
Almost a Republic of Newfoundland - Frank Jacobs, New York Times
How Concorde Flight Met Its Doom - David Rose, The Observer
Saturday, July 23
Nixon in Cold War's Hot Kitchen - William Safire, New York Times
Lost Recordings of 'Kitchen Debate' - Jim Lindner, Stanford University
Ulysses Grant: Savior of the Union - Francis P. Sempa, RealClearHistory
Bombing of Hamburg Was Not Futile - Robert Philpot, Spectator
Strategic Bombing: A Strategic Failure - Freeman Dyson, MIT
Mary, Queen of Scots' Fascinating Reign and Life - English History
When Brigham Young Came to Utah - Newell Bringhurst, Utah History
Who Discovered Machu Picchu First? - David Keys, The Independent
Top 10 Man-Made Historical Sites in the World - Nomadic Matt
George Brett Goes Nuts Over Pine Tar - Rick Weinberg, ESPN
Friday, July 22
The Race Riot That Sealed Detroit's Fate - Reuther Library
Don't Blame Riot for Detroit's Demise - Bill McGraw, Detroit Free Press
Detroit Heading for Certain Oblivion - Matt Gurney, National Post
A Forgotten Shootout in Cleveland - Robert O'Brien, Police Magazine
Atlanta's Days Numbered After Rebels' Defeat - Son of the South
How July Crisis Led to All-Out War - Michael Duffy, First World War
Europe's Troubled Monarchies - Gummer & Evans, Wall Street Journal
Jeffrey Dahmer's Grisly Cannibalism and Crimes - Crime Museum
Why Dahmer's Killer Murdered Him - Jamie Schram, New York Post
Why Hijackers Can't Get on El Al Flights - Vivienne Walt, USA Today
Thursday, July 21
What You Didn't Know About Moon Landing - Craig Nelson, PopSci
Why Moon Landing Is Still Awesome - Curtis Silver, Wired
Does Anyone Own the Moon? - Victoria Jaggard, National Geographic
Space Age from JFK to Obama - Blackwell & Morrison, American Thinker
Bull Run Breaks Illusions of Fast War - Ernest Furgurson, Smithsonian
Manassas: End to Innocence - Bradley Gottfried, Hallowed Ground
Wake Up and Die, Marine! - R.R. Keene, Leatherneck Magazine
FDR's Infamous Court-Packing Scheme - Jacob Hornberger, FFF
Hussein Bros.: Sum of Two Evils - B. Bennett & M. Weisskopf, Time
Wiley Post: A Forgotten Pioneer Aviator - Stephen Sherman, Ace Pilots
Wednesday, July 20
What If July 20 Plotters Had Killed Hitler - Elisabeth Braw, Newsweek
The Man Who Tried to Kill Hitler - Nigel Jones, World War II Magazine
What's Left of Hitler's 'Wolf's Lair' - Norbert Figueroa, Globo Treks
Germany's Short-Lived Colonies - Paul Beck, Savage and Soldier
Strange Life of West Germany's Spy Chief - David Childs, Independent
Romans Crush Jewish Revolt - Joseph Telushkin, Jewish Virtual Library
Turkey's Armed Entanglements in Cyprus - Hellenica
Henry Ford and His Company - Ford Bryan, Henry Ford Heritage Assn.
The Charming First Freeway of California - Jay Fisher, NY Times
The Mysterious, Tragic Death of Bruce Lee - Bruce Lee Fan Site
Tuesday, July 19
What Happened to All the U-Boats? - Derek Waller, U boat
How Convoys Won Battle of Atlantic - John Barratt, Military History
Napoleon III Falls for a Misguided War - Britannica
Nero's Fire and Christian Persecution - M.B. Synge, Heritage History
Stirring China's Revolutionary Spirit - Richard Wertz, Chinese History
SS Great Britain: First Ironclad Ocean Crossing - Brunel 200
X-15 and the Fastest Men - Peter Garrison, Air & Space Magazine
Saving United Flight 232 - Snejana Faberov, Daily Mail
The Secrets of Paris Metro - Taras Grescoe, New York Times
Top 10 Public Transit Systems - Marc Voyer, Ask Men
Monday, July 18
Unanswered Questions at Chappaquiddick - Jeff Jacoby, Boston Globe
Film Will Shed Light on Ted Kennedy - Jim Geraghty, National Review
How Real Is Obama's 'American Story'? - James Rosen, FOX News
Mein Kampf's Millions in Royalties - Jay Worthington, Cabinet Mag.
Why Germans Must Read 'Mein Kampf' - Christian Hartmann, Spiegel
ME-262 Ushers Age of Jet Fighters - J. Hatch & E. Petrinic, Stormbirds
Black Soldiers Join Bloody Battle - Brian Pohanka, America's Civil War
History of Colored Troops in Civil War - American Civil War
McDonald's Massacre Changed Police Tactics - Jim Kavanagh, CNN
Montserrat: Emerald Isle Under Ash - Phil Davison, The Independent

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