Week of January 14, 2013
|The History of Inauguration Day|
There have been 44 presidents and 66 inaugurations. Here's the highlights.
Tags: inauguration, Thomas Jefferson, presidents, George Washington
HNN Teacher's Edition: For Grade School
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Q & A
Crazy Right-Wing Conspiracy Theories Gone Mainstream
“Ike” and the “Red Menace”: Some Myths Won’t Die
News at Home
Channelling George Washington: Junking the Constitution
We're All [Ancient] Greeks Now When It Comes to Debt
Using Cold War Tactics to Confront Iran
Historians & History
Joyce Appleby Backing Petition to Disarm the Filibuster
Antietam's Bloody Intersection of War and Politics
Baseball's Hall of Fame Hypocrisy
The Agony of the Soldier Returned from the Wars
Review of Martin Duberman’s Howard Zinn: A Life on the Left
Review of Kevin Phillips's 1775: A Good Year for Revolution
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