Today’s What We’re Reading features questions about the value of big data for history, New York City’s lack of a birthday party, historical depictions in an Egyptian soap opera, and much more!
Today’s What We’re Reading features the real-life “Rosies” of WWII, why it’s so hard to catch your own typos, the DPLA’s exhibition on the history of activism, and much more!
Today’s What We’re Reading features the debate (and removal) of Confederate flags on a university campus, a crusty 118-year-old sandwich makes international news, little known facts about the Founding Fathers (via the Onion), and much more!
Today’s What We’re Reading features historians’ reactions to the Hobby Lobby SCOTUS ruling, the birthplace of plastic surgery, changes afoot at the Mellon Foundation, a medieval workout plan, and much more!
The Kennedy Caucus Room of the Russell Senate Office Building has been the site of some of the most famous Senate hearings in history, from the Titanic sinking to Watergate.
Today’s What We’re Reading features a history of football, an update on the Belfast Project, context and reaction to the MLA doctoral study report, and much more!
Today’s What We’re Reading features the “Case for Reparations” and ensuing conversation, Jon Stewart historicizes the Department of Veterans Affairs controversy, a restoration puzzle, and much more!