1916 Easter Rising, a Milestone of Foreign ReportingBreaking News
tags: WWI, Easter Rising, Irish rebellion
The Easter Rising lasted only five days. Yet the 1916 uprising by Irish rebels garnered more than 50 articles in The New York Times, which kept the story on its front page for more than two weeks.
The intense coverage of the rebellion that began 100 years ago this week reflected an important moment not just for Ireland, but for Irish America and The Times itself, historians say.
The rebels’ attempt to throw off several hundred years of British rule failed, leaving more than 400 people dead and parts of Dublin in ruins, but it also helped inspire a broader movement that led to independence in 1922.
comments powered by Disqus
- Documents: U.S. Embassy Tracked Indonesia Mass Murder 1965
- Tufts Project Maps The Landmarks Of Black Boston
- Asp – or ash? Climate historians link Cleopatra's demise to volcanic eruption
- The JFK Document Dump Could Be a Fiasco Say These Two Scholars
- The book Mattis reads to be prepared for war with North Korea
- Digital map helps historians get granular with holocaust research
- Historian Keri Leigh Merritt defends activist scholars
- Historian digs into the hidden world of Mormon finances
- A historian who became a business professor?
- Allan Lichtman's response to critics of his book that makes the case for Trump’s impeachment