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Judgment at Nuremberg

Donald Trump And America's Judgment At Nuremberg Moment

Michael Zucker | Posted 08.19.2016 | Politics
Michael Zucker

Comparisons between the seismic events that shook Germany during the 1930s and this country's political climate in 2016 must be made with care, but they're hardly tenuous. To ignore the similarities would be at best careless; in the nuclear age, it could be catastrophic.

Syrian Refugees and the Battle Over the Shining Beacon

Michael Zucker | Posted 12.07.2015 | Politics
Michael Zucker

These days the lamp beside the golden door is flickering, uniformly doused by the band of Republican presidential wannabes, their wildly applauding supporters at speeches and rallies, their cheerleaders on Fox News, and scattered Democrats, all of whom reject welcoming the wretched refuse of the teeming Syrian shore.

25 Great Movies for Our 'Historically Illiterate' Children

John Farr | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

If history itself is comprised of human stories, great movies can make those stories feel even more immediate, more human. With that in mind, here are twenty-five of my favorite historical films, and the subjects they cover.

Don't Speak: Helen Thomas and the Culture of Blame

Carol Smaldino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol Smaldino

It is wrong to shame Helen Thomas, who, throughout her life has been one of the only people to dare to offend those who needed it.

Che The Movie, Exquisitely Detailed: It's Not Just One Film, It's Two, Though a Little Bit Overdone

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

Benicio Del Toro is magnetic and haunting as Che, but he has the difficult task of communicating to us through subtitles, as most of the film is told in Spanish.