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A Murder in Kiev

In 1911, in a cave outside of Kiev, some children found the corpse of a schoolboy. It didn’t take long for a festering antisemitism to lead to the arrest of an innocent man. Continue reading

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A Fatal Failure to Listen

The Bascom Affair teaches us a lesson we haven’t mastered yet. We still rush to judgment, trusting our preconceptions over common sense. Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: Washington’s Spies

Washington’s Spies is about the Culper spy ring, a group of Americans during the Revolutionary War who supplied intelligence to George Washington. Continue reading

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I Spy: The American Revolution Version

Nathan Hale is remembered as an America hero, and a symbol of the American struggle for freedom. His death changed the American outlook on military intelligence during the Revolutionary War. Continue reading

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An American Traitor

Benedict Arnold didn’t start out a traitor.  In fact, he was actually an American hero. Continue reading

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Killers of the Flower Moon: Monday Book Review

 If you are a fan of history, of true crime, or of mystery, you will find much to satisfy you with this book. Continue reading

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The World Remade: Monday Book Review

If you have wondered why America became involved in World War 1, and what the impact of our involvement was on the international scene, then Meyer’s book is well worth your time. Continue reading

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