- How a Trump Turnabout on Gay Rights Hurts Republicans, via @nytimes an appeal from WY Alan Simpson https://t.co/naeBZguaND 07:21:23 AM March 22, 2017 from NYTimes for iPad - Breaking N...
- Forum on the Digital Humanities at Nebraska, April 6-7, register open: https://t.co/lunN2FFwKE #UNL 07:31:47 AM March 21, 2017 from Twitter Web Client
- Robert Silvers, a Founding Editor of New York Review of Books, Dies at 87, via @nytimes https://t.co/budpjTVdVg 07:00:38 AM March 21, 2017 from NYTimes for iPad - Breaking N...
- #hgis and @USNatArchives Indian Claims Court, Robert Lee in @The_OAH JAH: 1804-2012 US spent no less than $2.6 billion on cession for La. 09:57:05 AM March 20, 2017 from Twitter Web Client
Category Archives: politics
Last night I went on C-Span with Michael Kazin (Georgetown University) to discuss William Jennings Bryan. The C-Span series The Contenders looks at presidential candidates who did not win the office but changed American history. Bryan, of course, is their … Continue reading
In 2010 France’s state-run railroad, SNCF (Societe Nationale des Chemins de fer Francais), apologized for its role in the deportation of tens of thousands of Jews during World War II. Expressing “sorrow and regret,” the company’s apology came only after … Continue reading
In April 2011 we will be 150 years from the secession of Virginia and the upper South from the United States to join the just formed Confederate States of America. Led by South Carolina in December 1860, seven “deep South” … Continue reading
Although the Union Pacific was built across the Nebraska prairie in the late 1860s, there were other routes and plans competing for U.S. government and foreign investment in the 1850s. Across vast sections of the middle United States, Indian nations … Continue reading
For the last several years a controversy has unfolded in the southeastern corner of Wyoming that might have importance well beyond that corner of the United States. The dispute involves deeds issued by the Union Pacific Railroad in and around … Continue reading