Lincoln A. Mitchell on the past, present and future of big league baseball.
Will big league baseball continue to offer a monopoly on the best baseball in the world? Read More
Earl J. Hess on the most hated man of the Confederacy.
Braxton Bragg was “a complex and important individual who deserves much more from students and historians than to be made the butt of unfounded ridicule.” Read More
The Sinking of the Daniel J. Morrell
Michael Schumacher, author of “Torn in Two,” on the 1966 sinking of the six-hundred-foot Morrell, which broke in half during a storm on Lake Huron.
On November 29, 1966, the Daniel J. Morrell split in two during a late autumn storm on Lake Huron. Dennis Hale, a 26-year-old watchman, was the sole survivor—rescued after spending thirty-eight hours on a life raft in subfreezing weather. Read More
Herbert Selpin’s Titanic
Before A Night to Remember and James Cameron’s Titanic there was the “Nazi Titanic.”
“Everything that could go wrong did go wrong,” says Robert P. Watson, author of “The Nazi Titanic,” about the making of the anti-British propaganda film Titanic. Case in point: Director Herbert Selpin was murdered by the Gestapo before he finished the movie. Read More