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It is the propaganda of the postwar period, much more than the experience of the war itself, that counts in the memory of Ukrainian politics of today—and that will affect the country's fate.

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To award LBJ a place in the liberal “pantheon,” one has to be afflicted with a kind of nationalist, if not imperial, myopia.

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The guy achieved major liberal reforms in a country that fights them tooth and nail. Stop maligning him.

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The National Women's History Museum Needs to Focus on Getting a Museum Built

A CEO responds: It's unfair to prejudge a museum that doesn't exist—yet

The CEO of the organization building a women's history museum on the Mall responds to critics

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No actual historians are on staff—and that's led to some serious inaccuracies.

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Watch the death penalty evolve from 1887 until present day. 

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How the Horrors of Crimea Shaped Tolstoy

How a war made the great Russian novelist

The great Russian novelist was no war tourist.

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A new study shows that our sense of what's important skews toward youth. 

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What the French Revolution can tell us about events in Crimea. 

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