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10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Statue of Liberty

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty is arguably the most famous sculpture in the world, yet few can recall the backstory of the 151-foot-tall colossus.

Published 04/12/2015

 

Robert Kingston Scott

Robert Kingston Scott

“As unique a mixture of hero and rogue as ever wore a United States uniform.”

Published 02/16/2015

 

Stalin

Stalin

“Stalin's story from birth to 1928, when he inflicted the momentous First Five Year Plan and forced collectivization on the Soviet Union.”

Published 02/01/2015

 

The Fall of Patrice Lumumba

The Fall of Patrice Lumumba

A new interpretation of the circumstances surrounding the Cold War-era assassination of Congo’s Prime Minister.

Published 02/01/2015

 

Robert Morris’s Folly

Robert Morris’s Folly

How Robert Morris went from being an essential to nearly-forgotten Founding Father.

Published 10/19/2014

 

The Twenty-Seventh of May 1977

The Twenty-Seventh of May 1977

Journalist Lara Pawson attempts to explain what happened in Angola on 27 May 1977—and its profound effect on the Angolan people in the decades since.

Published 10/14/2014

 

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