Resources for History Enthusiasts

JFK: 50th Anniversary

Although by no means comprehensive, we offer a mashup of interesting readings, video and images marking the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

November 22, 2013

Books by Members

As a service to AHA members, we periodically list books by members received in the headquarters office in recent months. These postings are meant to announce their publication and provide short descriptions of the books. These are not reviews.

History on Trial on the Campaign Trail

While it is popular for presidential candidates to mythologize America’s founding fathers on the campaign trail, it is important to pause and put political rhetoric into historical perspective. Recently, The New York Times announced a new online series "Historically Corrected"- a collaborative research project that unites historians, journalists and readers to expose the “uses and abuses of history in politics.”