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Christopher Columbus

Of Columbus Day and Crosses

Kenneth C. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kenneth C. Davis

The litany of sectarian killings that has been such a grotesque piece of America's "hidden history" is the reason that some of the Framers thought the First Amendment was so necessary.

Some Thoughts on Columbus Day

Jesse Larner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jesse Larner

But my students could not get their minds around the idea that Columbus could be a slaver, an imperialist, a violent missionary, a bad man -- and also be a great explorer.