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An Interview with World Renowned Oceanographer - Walter Munk

Max Guinn | Posted 04.26.2017 | Science
Max Guinn

January 31, 2016. Max Guinn and Walter Munk, at Munk's home in La Jolla, California. Credit: S. Guinn Ask my generation--I am 15--to identify its her...

D-Day Veteran's Brother Was Holocaust's First Jewish Victim

Steve Karras | Posted 08.05.2014 | World
Steve Karras

Lothar Kahn's backstory has all the ingredients of a Hollywood movie, but the reality is far more tragic and even unremarkable. Kahn has lived two of the most compelling narratives of the 20th century: the Holocaust and the D-Day invasion.

The Shutdown's Affecting Tourist Spots Abroad, Too

Posted 10.02.2013 | Travel

Well, we didn't think of this. Not only are national parks closed at home, but tourists abroad will have a hard time visiting any of the 24 U.S.-r...

Burying My Uncle Lenny, The War Hero Who Told His Story 65 Years After D-Day

Susan Lisovicz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Susan Lisovicz

My uncle spoke with wonder of the massive aerial response at Normandy that saved him and his men. "At times, there were so many planes in the sky you couldn't see the sky. You could see them forming from all directions into one pattern. And that's how we got off the beach, darlin."

Growing Bolder: A Deadline Unlike Any Other

Marc Middleton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marc Middleton

Documentary filmmaker Tim Gray knows all about deadlines. But he's now working against the most imposing, most important, deadline of his career. The men and women whose stories he tells are dying at the rate of 1,000 a day.

The Other Side of Normandy

Andy Kutler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Andy Kutler

For thirty nine years, I thought I knew about World War II, considering myself a veritable scholar. Yet only now, in my fortieth year, do I realize the full breadth of my ignorance.

Obama's First Wartime Thanksgiving

Jeff Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Stein

Roosevelt thought sacrifice cause for celebration. He proclaimed Nov. 23, 1944, "a national day of Thanksgiving." Now another president faces Thanksgiving with troops dying in the field.

Remembering America: Obama's D-Day Speech and Two Days in June

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Bradley

On Thursday in Cairo, Obama gave his rhetorical best to reposition a mostly peaceful America in the future of the Muslim world. On Saturday in Normandy, he reminded of America's glittering past.

New Tunes On Monday: Yusuf (Cat Stevens), Ben Harper and Relentless7, Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band, New York Dolls, and Paul Potts

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Ever since Cat Stevens embraced Islam, the West has been clueless when it comes to accepting the former superstar. His latest release, Roadsinger, is a good start in rebuilding that emotional bridge to Stevens.

How to Fill Yankee Stadium's Pricey Empty Seats

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

Given that the team's super-rich owners used taxpayer subsidies to help finance their gilded ballpark, it serves them right that they're losing some revenue.