Sam Mendes’ magnificent epic raises a question stripped straight from today’s headlines: Is war a futile waste of life or the apex of the human experience?
‘1917,’ which follows the release of Peter Jackson’s groundbreaking World War I documentary by one year, shares a story of selflessness and honor through technically dazzling cinematic effects.
On Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled that a nearly 100-year-old war memorial cross on public land does not violate the First Amendment.
Last week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments about the constitutionality of a 40-foot World War I memorial cross that has stood on public land in Maryland for 94 years.
From the Trojan Wall to Hadrian’s Wall to the Great Wall of China to the Servian Wall, walls are pretty good at keeping people out as well as in.
The Bladensburg WWI memorial battle is insensitive to the memories of those who paid the ultimate price–people who should be honored more, not less.
‘They Shall Not Grow Old’ immortalizes and humanizes the ordinary British infantrymen who fought on the Western Front, and were then forgotten.
Can any culture raise ‘rough men’ ready to defend it against a ruthless enemy when it cannot even fix in the minds of its developing youth what their sex is?
While war is sometimes necessary, World War I warns us not to reduce complex historical lessons into facile axioms, such as the need to ‘resist aggression.’
There is great poignancy in the timing of the Supreme Court’s recent agreement to consider the World War I memorial in Bladensburg, Md. Atheists say all public references to God constitute an illegal mix of church and state.
In a dangerous new ruling, a federal court declared that a WWI memorial is unconstitutional because it’s in the shape of a Latin cross.
The film brings to life a charming children’s classic. But it offers more than kitsch sentimentality: it grapples with the reality of a disenchanting world.
Brad Jackson is joined by author and historian David Pietrusza to discuss the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I on the Coffee and Markets podcast.
On the centennial of America’s entry into World War I, the reasons we went to war hold an eerie resemblance to issues facing our country today.
Here are the top five moments in history that could be revised with a progressive philosophy. Trigger warning: History.
The anniversary of World War I’s beginning is a good time to challenge conventional wisdom: Did the Versailles Treaty actually cause World War II?
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