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Book Review: The Guns of Independence

Book Review:  The Guns of Independence

Greene's book is a good one, but you need to bring an appetite for serious military history with you. Otherwise, you might as well watch The Patriot and call it a day. 

Historic America Presents: The Old Print Gallery

Historic America Presents:  The Old Print Gallery

I recently placed a visit to The Old Print Gallery in Washington, DC's Georgetown neighborhood to learn about the history of printmaking and see the amazing collection of classic American prints the space has to offer.  For lovers of historic American art, The Old Print Gallery is like Candy Land and I was really excited that they allowed us to film inside. 

Top 5 Surprise Attacks in American History

Top 5 Surprise Attacks in American History

As many of you know, this Sunday marked the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Although Japan may have caught us with our pants down that fateful morning, over the course of our nation's military history, we've managed to launch several successful surprise attacks of our own. Submitted for your approval is the following list of Top 5 instances when 'twas Americans that kicked some unexpected butt...

Talking Bunker Hill

Talking Bunker Hill

If you're not familiar with author Nathaniel Philbrick, that'll soon change.  Ron Howard is making Philbrick’s In the Heart of the Sea into a feature film, his book Mayflower is being adapted into a television series by FX, and Ben Affleck’s production company has optioned Bunker Hill, his most recent book.  Not half bad.