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Clark Gable’s Last Chance

Was Clark Gable one of Hollywood’s most humble heroes? Visit 1939, a year when the motion-picture industry outdid itself.... More

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Malcolm X in the Post

When the Post released an excerpt from political activist Malcolm X’s autobiography in 1964, readers were shocked.... More

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Freedom of Speech

The deadly January 7 attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo has sparked worldwide debate on freedom of speech.... More

Boy Receiving Oral Polio Vaccine
The War on Polio

The global campaign is on the brink of polio eradication. Can the lessons learned help us tackle Ebola? ... More

Cubans Marching in May Day, 1962
The Cuban Conundrum

Travel 90 miles south of Florida, 50-100 years into the past: Reports from the war-torn island in 1898, and from Castro's Cuba in 1963.... More

Al Jennings
Romancing the Robber

More than 100 years ago, Al Jennings was touted as a gallant, free-spirited hero who happened to be a professional criminal. He was probably none... More

From the archive: J.C Leyendecker's 1942 New Year's Baby reflected the anxiety felt by the American public as we dropped our isolationist stance and prepared for war.
A New American Isolationism?

For the vast mass of the American people, getting out of military entanglements is now the expectation rather than some vague hope.... More

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