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Historians in the News

This page features brief excerpts of stories published by the mainstream media and, less frequently, blogs, alternative media, and even obviously biased sources. The excerpts are taken directly from the websites cited in each source note. Quotation marks are not used.

  • NYT praises Kissinger’s new book as right for the times

    Given the multiplying foreign policy emergencies in the headlines, from the advance of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) to the face-off between Russia and Ukraine, the subject of Henry Kissinger’s new book, “World Order,” could not be more timely.

  • Digital History Center Strives to Connect With the Public

    The center’s scholars strive to capture the voices of historical actors not traditionally represented in archives, like slaves and American Indians, through projects that map the past and involve the public in analyzing historical data.

  • Conversation With Ken Burns

    The filmmaker, whose latest documentary, ‘The Roosevelts,’ premieres Sept. 14 on PBS, talks about their fears, personal struggles and sense of duty.

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