Gil Troy Gil Troy blog brought to you by History News Network. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:27:38 +0000 Zend_Feed_Writer 2.1.3 (http://framework.zend.com) http://historynewsnetwork.org/blog/author/4 editor@hnn.us (History News Network) History News Network The American Who Buried a Kamikaze Enemy
 In April of 1945, Captain William Callaghan and the USS Missouri were attacked by a kamikaze pilot intent on destroying all on board. His attack failed, and Callaghan stood up to his men to bury the enemy.]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:27:38 +0000 http://hnn.us/blog/153854 http://hnn.us/blog/153854 Gil Troy Gil Troy 0 The English Settler Who Ate His Pregnant Wife Starvation was a constant problem in the early years of colonization—and in multiple tragic cases some settlers took to eating each other.]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:27:38 +0000 http://hnn.us/blog/153853 http://hnn.us/blog/153853 Gil Troy Gil Troy 0 When The Electoral College Took Down a Winner Richard Mentor Johnson was a war hero and Jackson protégée whose contradictory life as a slaveowner carrying out a public interracial marriage cause faithless electors to reject his candidacy and send the vice presidency to the Senate.]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:27:38 +0000 http://hnn.us/blog/153851 http://hnn.us/blog/153851 Gil Troy Gil Troy 0 Burying the Hatchet. Literally. Gracious concessions, even if insincere, also legitimize the results and our democracy.]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:27:38 +0000 http://hnn.us/blog/153849 http://hnn.us/blog/153849 Gil Troy Gil Troy 0 What Happened on Election Day: The Example of Ronald Reagan Reagan used the transition period to heal wounds while claiming a broad policy mandate, despite winning only 50.7 percent of the popular vote. ]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:27:38 +0000 http://hnn.us/blog/153848 http://hnn.us/blog/153848 Gil Troy Gil Troy 0 2016 In Context: An Election Night Rx for PTSD (Pre-Trump-Clinton-Election Stress Disorder) Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:27:38 +0000 http://hnn.us/blog/153844 http://hnn.us/blog/153844 Gil Troy Gil Troy 0 2016 In Context: Why Not Judge Israel the Way We Judge the United States? Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:27:38 +0000 http://hnn.us/blog/153842 http://hnn.us/blog/153842 Gil Troy Gil Troy 0 2016 In Context: The Peeping Tom – and Tammy – Election Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:27:38 +0000 http://hnn.us/blog/153841 http://hnn.us/blog/153841 Gil Troy Gil Troy 0 2016 In Context: Understanding "Clintipathy" ... A Pathological Hatred of the Clintons Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:27:38 +0000 http://hnn.us/blog/153840 http://hnn.us/blog/153840 Gil Troy Gil Troy 0 2016 In Context: Donald Trump's Best - And Worst - Moments in Public Service Having looked back at the 1990s, listing the ten best and ten worst Clinton moments in public service, let's look at Hillary Clinton's rival, Donald Trump through a similar lens.]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:27:38 +0000 http://hnn.us/blog/153839 http://hnn.us/blog/153839 Gil Troy Gil Troy 0 2016 In Context: 10 Clinton Moments to Remember The Age of Clinton: America in the 1990s. ]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:27:38 +0000 http://hnn.us/blog/153838 http://hnn.us/blog/153838 Gil Troy Gil Troy 0 2016 in Context: 10 Clinton Moments We Wish We Could Forget Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:27:38 +0000 http://hnn.us/blog/153837 http://hnn.us/blog/153837 Gil Troy Gil Troy 0 2016 In Context: The Boomers' Civil War Continues with 2016 Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:27:38 +0000 http://hnn.us/blog/153836 http://hnn.us/blog/153836 Gil Troy Gil Troy 0 2016 In Context: The 2016 Ad Campagin Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:27:38 +0000 http://hnn.us/blog/153835 http://hnn.us/blog/153835 Gil Troy Gil Troy 0 2016 In Context: In this Crazy Election, Most American Jews Are Acting Normal Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:27:38 +0000 http://hnn.us/blog/153834 http://hnn.us/blog/153834 Gil Troy Gil Troy 0 2016 In Context: The Rhino Who Won an Election by a Landslide Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:27:38 +0000 http://hnn.us/blog/153833 http://hnn.us/blog/153833 Gil Troy Gil Troy 0 Hillary Clinton Should Embrace Her Centrism Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:27:38 +0000 http://hnn.us/blog/153832 http://hnn.us/blog/153832 Gil Troy Gil Troy 0 Donald Trump Resurrects Hooverism - a disastrous Republican strategy Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:27:38 +0000 http://hnn.us/blog/153830 http://hnn.us/blog/153830 Gil Troy Gil Troy 0 The Candidates are uninspiring but not the most corrupt - by far Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:27:38 +0000 http://hnn.us/blog/153828 http://hnn.us/blog/153828 Gil Troy Gil Troy 0 How Bill Clinton's Presidency Spawned Donald Trump's Candidacy Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:27:38 +0000 http://hnn.us/blog/153827 http://hnn.us/blog/153827 Gil Troy Gil Troy 0