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Upcoming Issue: Aug/Sept 2014


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Opening Notes
Trivia: Stradivarius, Gold Bars

Remembering the Maine
David A. Norris looks at the circumstances surrounding the destruction of the American battleship USS Maine in Havana in 1898

The Cathars Strike Back
Erich B. Anderson examines the seige of Toulouse and the Albigensian Crusade in 13th century France

Alfred the Great
David A. Norris takes a look back at 9th century England and King Alfred of Wessex

Tying the Knot
Gloria Tietgens Sladek looks into the history of weddings

The Game, the National Anthem and Old Glory
James Breig shares an excerpt from his latest book and shows how the US National Anthem, now in its bicentennial year, remains tied to baseball history

Mr. Lincoln's Train
John Christopher Fine looks at a revitalized museum in Gettysburg that honors the occasion of President Lincoln's arrival in the famous Pennsylvania locale

I Love Those Earrings!
In an extract from their recent book, I Love Those Earrings, Jane Merrill and Chris Filstrup offer a look at the history of earrings and why they are so alluring

The Union of 1707
Amanda Epperson looks at when Scotland and England united, at least in Parliament and Empire

Book Review - Kill Hitler: Operation Valkryie 1944
Andrew Hind reviews Neil Short's book on the attempted assassination of Adolph Hitler in 1944

Hindsight
A look at a selection of books and other media you might want to add to your shelf


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