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Warning: This post contains spoilers for the movie 7 Days in Entebbe. In 1976, an Air France airplane carrying 250 passengers to Paris from Tel Aviv was hijacked by terrorists. The Israeli mission to rescue them, known as Operation Entebbe or Operation Thunderbolt, is the latest historical event to be given the Hollywood treatment, in…
Everything you need to know before you attend a Passover seder
From Farmville to Birmingham to Los Angeles
The famed British theoretical physicist died Wednesday at the age of 76
'People Will Say We're In Love' is still one of Queen Elizabeth's favorite songs
The origins of the term go back to a poem written by a former high school basketball coach
The image was found in an album the Library of Congress acquired at auction
War rallied citizens and legislators, but Lincoln and Churchill could not count on continuing support without achieving conspicuous victory in battle
The firm stepped in after accusations that the Oscars results were skewed
One particular departure from fact is worth highlighting, writes Giles Milton, author of ' Churchill’s Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare'
"She was the most consistent picketer of Hollywood films of any Black activists of the Hollywood era"
A tariff could do more harm than good
Margaret Dunkle saw it firsthand
The Kerner Report, released on Feb. 29, 1968, used stark language to conclude that white society had denied opportunity to African Americans
With their mix of art and propaganda, posters are uniquely positioned to reflect the society for which they are produced
"Fadl began talking about an organization called al-Qaeda. It was the first time any of the men in the room had ever heard the term..."
"In trying to bolster manufacturing, the nation’s leaders should learn lessons from the past."
A new documentary puts forth an argument that the wartime Prime Minister had an affair during the 1930s with Cara Delevingne's great aunt
Even in death, Mary Wollstonecraft played a central role in her daughter Mary Shelley's life
Read an excerpt from 'The Great Stain: Witnessing American Slavery' by Noel Rae