Wyatt’s Wanderings

by Tom Clavin It was 94 years ago this month that Wyatt Earp died. For some people, it might be hard to believe that the famous Wild West lawman lived another 47 years after leaving Tombstone, Arizona, behind. Wyatt Earp,… Read the article The post Wyatt’s Wanderings...

The President is Hiding

by Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch The Nazi Conspiracy by Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch covers the little-known true story of a Nazi plot to kill FDR, Joseph Stalin, and Winston Churchill at the height of World War II. Read … Read the article The post The President is...

Brooklyn Bends

by Tom Clavin In January 1869, construction began on the Brooklyn Bridge. Obviously, work got underway in wintry conditions, but that was just the first of many challenges. That the bridge was built at all was remarkable, and credit goes … Read the article The post...

Wyatt’s Wanderings

by Tom Clavin It was 94 years ago this month that Wyatt Earp died. For some people, it might be hard to believe that the famous Wild West lawman lived another 47 years after leaving Tombstone, Arizona, behind. Wyatt Earp,… Read the article The post Wyatt’s Wanderings...

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The President is Hiding

by Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch The Nazi Conspiracy by Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch covers the little-known true story of a Nazi plot to kill FDR, Joseph Stalin, and Winston Churchill at the height of World War II. Read … Read the article The post The President is...

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Brooklyn Bends

by Tom Clavin In January 1869, construction began on the Brooklyn Bridge. Obviously, work got underway in wintry conditions, but that was just the first of many challenges. That the bridge was built at all was remarkable, and credit goes … Read the article The post...

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The Room Where It Happened

by Laura Dail In the summer of 1971, the Special Investigative Unit, or SIU that would come to be known as “the Plumbers” was urgently taking shape. David Young, one of Henry Kissinger’s aides, who would co-direct the unit along … Read the article The post The Room...

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Thomas Jefferson on Slavery and Abolition

by Kevin R. C. Gutzman The Jeffersonians chronicles the lives, policy initiatives, and critical decisions of three visionary Virginian presidents—Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe. In the following excerpt, author Kevin R. C. Gutzman discusses Thomas Jefferson’s views on...

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Running Before the Wind

by Buddy Levy Empire of Ice and Stone by Buddy Levy is the true, harrowing story of the ill-fated 1913 Canadian Arctic Expedition. The following excerpt introduces Captain Bob Bartlett, a legendary adventurer and one of the two men who … Read the article The post...

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The Code That Captured Anne Boleyn

by Sarah Gristwood Anne Boleyn has been seen as everything from a femme fatale to a feminist icon, a promiscuous manipulator to a Protestant martyr. The fascination with her has stretched over five centuries. And part of that fascination lies … Read the article The...

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Bound By the Name

by Natalie Livingstone The more I investigated, the more I was astounded by the range and scale of the Rothschild women’s achievements. They had choreographed electoral campaigns, witnessed revolutions, and traded on the Stock Exchange. They had advised prime...

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Black Bean Meant Death

by Tom Clavin The following is an excerpt detailing the Mier Expedition, and it can be found in Follow Me to Hell: McNelly’s Texas Rangers and the Rise of Frontier Justice. The book is to be published on April … Read the article The post Black Bean Meant Death...

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9 Books for the History Buff in Your Life

by The History Reader Another year has come and gone and with it, more books on some of the most fascinating battles, leaders, and adventures in human history. From Buddy Levy’s epic account of the last great voyage of The … Read the article The post 9 Books for the...

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Native American Heritage Month at Process

To recognize Native American Heritage Month, the Process staff has compiled a list of posts on Native American history published by our blog. These essays cover a range of topics from food to questions of pedagogy, and offer resources for historians hoping to rethink...

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7 Books to Read for Veterans Day

by The History Reader World War I officially came to an end when the Treaty of Versailles was signed in June of 1919. However, fighting ceased seven months earlier when an armistice between the Allied nations and Germany went into … Read the article The post 7 Books...

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The Aftereffects of War

by Bill Glose To fully understand a specific war, one must not only study the casualties and capitulations that come with every scrap of fought-over land, but also the lingering effects on those called upon to fight its battles. War … Read the article The post The...

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The True Treasure of Ancient Egypt

by Professor John Coleman Darnell and Dr. Colleen Darnell Egyptologists and authors of Egypt’s Golden Couple, Professor John Coleman Darnell (Yale University) and Dr. Colleen Darnell reveal some of the findings they have made pertaining to King Tut to celebrate … Read...

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FDR and American Politics During WWII

by Peter Shinkle Amid all the momentous battles and horrific tragedies of World War II, American political events in that era are often overlooked. However, during the war years, the American political system experienced its own violent earthquake far away … Read the...

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