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Hitler May Have 'Unwittingly Married A Jew'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.07.2014 | Religion

Adolf Hitler may have "unwittingly" married a Jewish woman when he wed his mistress, Eva Braun, hours before his death in 1945, at least according to ...

YIKES: The NY Times Was INSANELY Wrong About Hitler

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.31.2014 | Media

Everyone makes mistakes, even august newspapers. We all remember the Pennsylvania paper that apologized 150 years later for saying that the Gettsyburg...

Karski's Story of a Secret State -- A Primer on the Polish Ethos

Alex Storozynski | Posted 03.28.2014 | Books
Alex Storozynski

First published in 1944, Karski's book reads like a spy novel on steroids. But you can't make this stuff up. The truth is indeed more horrible than fiction.

Why Pacifism Was Modified: Vladimir Putin

Charles Redfern | Posted 03.25.2014 | Religion
Charles Redfern

Strict pacifism's weaknesses glare when we review a bygone era that ran on different assumptions: The fascist threat rendered the political Left less dovish in the 1930s.

Retired U.S. Air Force Major General Chris Adams: The Cold War -- Then and Now?

Soul Dancer | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics
Soul Dancer

If history is our teacher, what have we learned regarding the cold war? According to Chris Adams, a published cold war historian, we've much to learn ...

The Holocaust and the Inner Ghetto: The Psychology of Jewish Suffering

David Bedrick | Posted 03.17.2014 | Religion
David Bedrick

The trauma caused by the Holocaust still resonates in the Jewish psyche, causing symptoms physically, emotionally, as well as in their relationships and families.

Baby Face Nelson

Francis Levy | Posted 03.13.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

When will the Supreme Court rule on whether showing pictures of infants constitutes free speech? And when will they rule that "sounds like a plan," "...

Let's Not Yield to Putin on the Truth

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 03.11.2014 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

On the subject of the Ukrainian crisis and the possible kidnapping of Crimea by the Russian Federation, we have been hearing two very strange arguments that are in urgent need of rebuttal.

McCain: Situation In Ukraine 'Hearkens Back To The Days Of Adolf Hitler And Joseph Stalin'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) warned Friday that the crisis in Ukraine resembles the geopolitical factors at play when Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin led...

In the Labyrinth

Pia de Jong | Posted 02.28.2014 | Books
Pia de Jong

As we walk among the shelves of her store, she explains its name: " A labyrinth is a place to look and get lost. To gather knowledge, to weigh conflicting ideas against each other and find beliefs.

Who'd Pay $25,000 For Books Signed By Hitler?

Reuters | Posted 02.27.2014 | Books

LOS ANGELES, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Copies of Adolf Hitler's manifesto "Mein Kampf" signed by the German Nazi leader will go under the hammer on Thursda...

Human Smoke and Nazis: The Good, the Bad and the Annoying

Tom Alderman | Posted 02.18.2014 | Books
Tom Alderman

Human Smoke is chock-full of small, often powerful but unrelated scenes. What you get is a Jackson Pollack painting in audio: a lot of vivid colors and absolutely no shape to any of it. It's a helter-skelter of disjointed events and it's up to us to connect the dots.

Presidents Day, 2014

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics
Nigel Hamilton

Traditionally Presidents Day was Washington's birthday. It was celebrated as a public holiday on February 22 each year, in peace or in war. Seventy years ago it was FDR's task to remember his great predecessor.

Movie Review: The Monuments Men

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.07.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

As the evidence shows, Monuments Men would not have been in the awards mix. Well-made and honorable, it's also a movie that never achieves much momentum.

Obamacare, Texas Law, Satan and the Separation of Church and State

Henry G. Brinton | Posted 03.24.2014 | Religion
Henry G. Brinton

Historically, both liberals and conservatives have blended religion and politics, usually with disastrous results. We would do well to look to the past as we sort out the church-state issues we face today.

Google Maps Apologies For Unfortunate Naming Error

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BERLIN (AP) — Google has apologized after a Berlin intersection accidentally regained its Nazi-era name, Adolf-Hitler-Platz, on the Google Maps serv...

Adolf Hitler: Current Bestseller

Posted 01.23.2014 | Books

As of yesterday, Mein Kampf is the top seller in Amazon's Propaganda & Political psychology section, and 12th in the Politics & Current Events section...

Jesse Owens' Olympic Medal Up For Auction

AP | RAQUEL MARIA DILLON | Posted 02.01.2014 | Black Voices

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) — Amid the jerseys and baseball bats held in a secure room at SCP Auctions, there's a piece of sports memorabilia that sp...

Reading the Pictures: Fact is, We Can't Get Enough of Hitler

Michael Shaw | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2013-11-08-michaelshawhitler118.jpg The photos and scholarship surrounding Hitler's touring the 1938 Nazi Art Exhibition (and every one from 1937 through 1944) isn't exactly unknown. But that's the point. Apparently, we can't get enough of Hitler.

WATCH: Blackbeard Versus Al Capone Rap Battle

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.22.2013 | Weird News

WARNING: Video contains strong language and may not be suitable for all viewers. The last time we checked in on Epic Rap Battles of History, they b...

Kids, Make It New! Patrice Chéreau (1944-2013)

Norman MacAfee | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Norman MacAfee

Patrice Chéreau, the French theater director, was barely 32 when he began remaking, rethinking, reimagining Richard Wagner's music drama, Der Ring d...

Hitler vs. Vader: ROUND THREE

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.07.2013 | Comedy

WARNING: Video contains strong language and may not be suitable for all viewers. The classic idiom goes that "you can't keep a good man down." Well...

First American Anti-Hitler Film Discovered

Reuters | Posted 11.20.2013 | World

By Robert-Jan Bartunek BRUSSELS, Sept 20 (Reuters) - The first U.S. film to warn about the dangers of Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime has b...

The Unthinkable, Part 1.

Marie Woolf | Posted 11.11.2013 | World
Marie Woolf

How very strange. I sort of came to, wading out of a fugue, and realized: What am I doing? I was doing something, to the continuing coverage of the tragedy on the East Coast. I was creating order in... chaos.

German Town Strips Hitler's Honorary Citizenship

AP | Posted 09.11.2013 | World

BERLIN -- A town in central Germany plans to strip Adolf Hitler of his honorary citizenship, 68 years after the Nazi leader's death. The town assembl...